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!

  • 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?

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • Babies and Sleep: Reluctance to Let Go of Those Nighttime Moments

    Here's something that may really surprise you: As much as we may want our babies to sleep through the night, our own subconscious emotions sometimes hold us back from encouraging change in our babies' sleeping habits. You yourself may be the very obstacle preventing a change in a routine that disrupts your life. So let's figure out if anything is standing in your way.

  • Eating Right for Sleep

    What you eat and when you eat can affect how you sleep. In the following section, I'll review the foods and bedtime snacks that are likely to help your child sleep and identify the foods that should be avoided.

  • Depleted Mother Syndrome

    One morning a few months after our second child, Laurel, was born -- we'd been up much of the night (again) and were blotto with fatigue -- my wife looked at me and said "Parenting can wreck your life!"

  • 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.

  • Early Bedtime Means Better Sleep

    In the majority of cases, a baby's biological clock is preset for an early bedtime. When parents work with that time, a baby falls asleep more easily and stays asleep more peacefully. Most babies are primed to go to sleep for the night as early as 6:30 or 7:00 p.m.