The American Academy of Pediatrics (and most moms too!) recommend swaddling as a safe way to wrap a baby for sleeping. Ask labor & delivery nurses to teach you how to wrap your baby tightly.
At four to six months old, babies do not need to feed during the night and they should sleep a straight six to eight hours if you let them. At three to four months old you should lay baby down
My son had his first sleepover at our house when he was 5 ?. We knew the other child’s family well. They lived on our cul-de-sac. We all felt comfortable enough to let the boys try a sleepover.
Desperate to get your baby to sleep through the night but nervous he/she may not be ready? Watch what Dr. Tanya has to say about shaping your baby’s sleeping habits with a few simple changes to your bedtime routine.
I’ve had several sleep deprived parents ask recently about night terrors and nightmares. Nightmares and night terrors are very different, but can both be scary for the entire family and interfere with everyone’s sleep schedule. How can you tell them
Sleep is by far the most popular of my parenting workshops. Who wouldn’t love a few more Zs every night? Read my Web MD blog post to find out if your child is getting enough sleep and if not, what
Is naptime your favorite part of the day? It’s definitely one of mine. But many parents seem to struggle with getting their little one to nap. Even 45 minutes of quiet time can really make a difference
Everywhere I go parents ask me how to get their children to sleep all night in their own crib or bed. Want to enjoy more nighttime Z’s? This is for all parents of infants and toddlers not yet
By Tanya Remer Altmann, MD, FAAP In the hospital you have lots of help—nurses, lactation consultants and doctors—all at your beck and call. Then comes the time to take your little one home. You’ve read the “must-have” books, subscribed to