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Swaddling….Is it Necessary for Healthy Infant Sleep?

Swaddling is an EXTREMELY important component for maximizing your babies sleep. Unfortunately many new moms and dads don’t realize how important it is or how much their babies LOVE to be swaddled! I hear it all the time….”but my baby doesn’t like to be swaddled!” Well, I have to tell you I have never met a […]

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Cortisol…… The Hormone That Can Prevent Your Baby From Sleeping

Cortisol, what is it?  Cortisol is a stress hormone that has many purposes within our bodies.  It wakes us up in the morning, it gives us a second wind if we stay up too late and it is one of our “fight or flight” hormones. It is affected by positive stress (such as exercising or […]

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Your Baby’s Sleep Window, Do You Understand It?

  Understanding your baby’s “sleep window” is one of the keys to helping a baby learn to sleep. It will keep fussing to a minimum and allow your baby to go to sleep on their own with a relative amount of ease. Every baby has a sleep window. A sleep window is that “sweet spot” when […]

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Can a Young Baby Really Be Taught Healthy Sleep Habits?

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Can a young baby really be taught healthy sleep habits?? I am constantly amazed by how many people truly believe the answer to that question is a resounding NO! WOW! Why do so many people believe that teaching a young baby good sleep habits is completely unnatural and just downright mean! I was on a […]

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