Sleep Solutions Articles

  • Fast Facts About SIDS -- Protect Your Baby!

    Get the fast facts about SIDS in this handy infographic. Find out how you can protect your baby from this silent killer!

  • Sleep -- Five signs you're not getting enough of it

    We all know how important it is to get enough sleep. Without it we're yawning, dragging at work, sluggish and swear you can hear your bed calling your name. What are the signs you're not getting enough sleep?

  • Milk and honey -- does it really help you get to sleep faster?

    A cup of warm milk isn't necessarily the magic sleep potion, but it's probably the most common drink associated with the ritual of bedtime. Does it really help you get to sleep any faster?

  • Flat Head Syndrome

    The Tortle is an FDA cleared, simple, safe, and comfortable beanie designed to aid parents in positioning their infants. By switching the Tortle from side to side with each feeding, parents alleviate the flat spots and neck tightness that newborns often develop.

  • How to get your baby down for a nap

    Babies need naps. They cure crankiness and the REM sleep helps that developing brain. If you're blessed with a bundle of energy who doesn't seem to turn off, these tips might solve or prevent those sleep -- or lack of sleep -- issues.

  • Sleep deprivation ups the risk of obesity in tiny tots

    It's not just grownups who risk developing obesity-related health problems if they spend too little time sleeping and too much time watching TV.

  • Helping Your Child Fall Asleep Alone

    Your child simply won't fall asleep unless you're at right along side. Ready for a change? Learn how to transition from cuddling with a parent to snoozing alone.

  • No More Rock Me to Sleep

    Your child has been rocked every night since birth. You'd really like to end this routine. What is the best way to get your tot to go to bed on his own?

  • Gizmos and Gadgets That Help Your Baby Sleep

    Sleep. The final frontier. Will you ever reach it? We have a few solutions for you that will almost always transport your baby to the land of nod.

  • The Truth About Babies and Sleep

    A few years ago, the U.S.-based National Sleep Foundation discovered that 20% to 30% of nine-month old babies were still getting up in the night. Is yours?

  • Fast Facts About SIDS -- Protect Your Baby!

    Get the fast facts about SIDS in this handy infographic. Find out how you can protect your baby from this silent killer!

  • From A to ZZZZs: Solving Baby Sleep Problems

    by Ann Douglas

  • Will Solids Help Baby Sleep?

    My 30-year-old daughter has a beautiful 9-month-old baby girl. Previously baby was sleeping about five hours. I think that she needs more solid foods, and my daughter insists that babies cannot digest food this early. Can you help?

  • Tips on Getting Kids to Bed (and Keeping Them in Bed)

    What can you do to peacefully get your kids to go to bed at their scheduled bedtime?  And what can you do to help them stay tucked in bed?

  • Maximize the Benefits of Pacifiers and Minimize Problems

    Do begin offering a pacifier after breastfeeding is well established. Sometimes a baby will refuse the breast after sucking on a rubber nipple. This is commonly referred to as nipple confusion. I suspect, however, there is no confusion -- some babies simply prefer a rubber nipple.

  • Tips for Safe Sleeping: Newborns and Babies

    An infant's sleep environment plays a large role in safe sleep for infants. SIDS deaths are most likely to occur when babies are between the ages of 2 months and 4 months, and deaths tend to peak in winter months. It is the leading cause of death in babies 1 month to 1 year old.

  • Dealing with Insomnia

    It's common for a mom to be lying awake in bed while her baby or toddler is snoozing blissfully. Unfortunately, low quantity and poor quality (= depth) of sleep erode a mother's health and well-being, and give her a strong shove down the slippery slope toward depression.

  • Milk and honey -- does it really help you get to sleep faster?

    A cup of warm milk isn't necessarily the magic sleep potion, but it's probably the most common drink associated with the ritual of bedtime. Does it really help you get to sleep any faster?

  • Moving from Crib to Bed

    When your child moves from crib to bed it's a milestone in his life as well as yours. There is no precise time for making this move, though typically it's between the first and third birthday. The key to success is to be patient and allow your child time to adjust to the change.

  • Tips for Putting Your Child to Bed

    Getting your child to sleep is about much more than what happens once they get into bed. Here are some ways to establish a healthy bedtime routine each and every night.