Transitioning from 2 – 1 Nap

Transitioning from 2 – 1 Nap

Ready to move to 1 nap? The transition from 2 naps a day to 1 nap a day usually occurs sometime between 12 and 18 months for most babies. It can sometimes be difficult to tell when your baby is ready to make the switch from 2 naps a day to 1. There are a few signs...
The Cure for Colic

The Cure for Colic

Is there a Cure for Colic? OK, so I recognize that is a bold title, especially if you are reading this and sitting with a baby who you suspect may in-fact have colic.  So let’s start with some background – newborn cry, that’s how they speak to us in this large...
Why are babies naps short?

Why are babies naps short?

The Curse of the Short Nap In conversation with tired parents as they are looking to work with a sleep consultant, the usual issue is the child struggling to go down at bedtime or multiple night-wakings that keep everyone in a constant state of “double pumpkin-spice...
When Can I Night Wean?

When Can I Night Wean?

When Can I Night Wean? I get asked this question a lot, and I have two answers for you about night weaning. My first answer is going to be a clinical one. If your child’s six months or older, gaining weight as expected, and your doctor says you’re okay to end...
Surviving Sleep Regressions

Surviving Sleep Regressions

It’s here, the dreaded sleep regression – and things were going so well. You finally got baby on a loose ‘schedule,’ they were going down well for naps, sleeping through the night and then BOOM, sleep sucks again. This is commonly when I hear from many new...