October 12, 2019

As a mother myself, as well as a sleep consultant whose nine to five job consists of meeting with the parents of babies and toddlers, I’ve come to the inescapable conclusion that babies, as a rule, are complicated creatures.

I’ve always gotten a giggle from Matthew McCo...

September 21, 2019

As a pediatric sleep consultant, there are a few questions I’ve grown accustomed to hearing.

People are understandably curious about whether or not their child is going to cry, and if so, for how long. They want to know how long it’s going to take before baby starts sle...

August 18, 2019

For many parents, getting their baby to sleep through the night is a life-changing event. I know it
certainly was for me.

Waking up every hour or two to the sounds of a crying baby wasn’t just an inconvenience. It was
absolutely exhausting. I was constantly irritable,...

July 20, 2019

So now we get to the big question... “Will giving my child melatonin help them sleep through the night?” And the answer is, “No it will not.” It might help them GET to sleep at night, but it will not help them stay asleep.

June 23, 2019

I really wish I had a more satisfying answer for those parents, because like I say, I completely sympathize. I understand wanting those two best-case-scenarios to live in harmony. Sleep next to your baby but have them not wake you up repeatedly through the night. That...