Sleep

At 6 months, you may have noticed your newborn has reached some important development milestones. Your baby is starting to become aware of their surroundings, particularly with communicating and speech. They may begin teething, and solid food will start entering their diet. They might start sitting up, standing, and taking their first steps. And sleepwise, [...]

The Development of Sleep

From birth to age 2, babies spend more of their time asleep than awake. A sleeping baby can provide relief and a little rest break for new parents! Though it looks like babies aren’t doing much while sleeping (besides looking adorable), sleep is vital to their physical and mental development. Why sleep is important for [...]

Getting your baby to sleep soundly and consistently can be very frustrating for new parents. Newborns sleep most of the day and wake to feed every few hours–daytime or nighttime. Plus, babies’ sleep cycles change as they get older: they begin sleeping for longer periods at night or take naps during the day. If you [...]

Establishing your baby’s sleeping habits is an important part of early development. Teaching him how to fall asleep and stay asleep through good practices will lay the foundation for how they sleep when they are older. With different methods and opinions of sleep training out there, parents can easily become overwhelmed by conflicting information. We’re [...]

Just when you thought your newborn was an amazing sleeper, he or she suddenly begins waking during the night, fighting naps, or refusing to sleep at all. This is common behavior during the first year of your baby’s life. By knowing typical newborn sleep patterns and when sleep regressions can occur in the first year, [...]

How to Transition Your Baby To a Crib

Have you been co-sleeping and now want to know how to transition your baby to a crib? It’s a delicate move, but one that can be done very smoothly with some basic techniques and a lot of patience (or, just call us, but that’s another blog!). When you first get home after birth, you never [...]

Nеаrlу everyone hаѕ dауѕ whеn thеу fееl ѕlееру. But fоr ѕleep-deprived parents, еxсеѕѕіvе ѕlееріnеѕѕ actually gеtѕ in thе wау оf daily work, сhіldсаrе аnd even lеіѕurе асtіvіtіеѕ. A chronic, sleep-restricted state can result in major health problems and behavioral problems (aka potential arguments with loved ones). Which, we want to avoid at all costs.    [...]

As a new parent, оnе оf thе greatest сhаllеngеѕ іѕ when the bаbу wоn’t ѕlеер. At first, the adrenaline of being a new parent lets you become sort of a superhero. You are so energized by your new little one that you feel like you can do anything. Then… it wears off a bit. Baby [...]

Win a Free Date Night on Us!

For the entire month of February, we’re offering a FREE DATE NIGHT (up to 4 hours of child sitting!) for you AND a friend (double date anyone?) All, you have to do to enter is fill out this super brief form and tell us why you and your friend should win. We’ll announce the winners [...]

We have supported hundreds of families to get their little ones sleeping through the night and we have heard every story you can imagine. We thought it would be super helpful to get all of those sleep myths out on the table and give you some Maternal Instincts and Baby Created Sleep© answers! Sleep Training…..what [...]

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