Tag: baby

The Importance of Bonding with Your Child

We spend nine months (some less than that) physically connected to our mothers via the umbilical cord. Without this connection we wouldn’t even be here. When we are born and that connection disappears, a new, more meaningful one emerges. It is an emotional and psychological connection. How important is that connection, that bonding? ‘Essential’. The ...

Top 3 Myths around On-Demand Feeding and Baby Sleep

I often come across moms and dads who think that choosing to feed their babies on-demand means that they won’t be able to have any kind of structure in their day, and that it is not possible for their babies to sleep through the night. I disagree with both ideas, and I would like to ...

Baby Sleep Safety

We’d like to share with you some simple safety tips to have in mind when putting your baby to sleep for nights and naps. Many of them have been shown to reduce the risk of SIDS*. Put your baby to sleep on his back Keep your baby’s face clear of coverings Do not leave loose ...

Sleep and Travel

Baby sleep and travel is the number one question we received during holidays and vacations. Will travel ruin my baby’s sleep habits? Will he/she be able to maintain the schedule? Should we maintain the schedule or just let him/her ‘run wild’? How do we adjust the schedules when there’s a time difference? How do we ...

Risk of Too-Early Formal Sleep Training

Although parents can start teaching babies healthy sleep habits from the begining, it is not advisable to follow any kind of formal sleep training method when the baby is too young. What’s too young? It depends on the baby! Most babies are ready to start formal sleep training at 4 months, and others aren’t until they’re ...

Best NURSERY to help your baby sleep

The goal is for your baby’s nursery to be a calm, soothing place. The associations that your child has with the nursery, as mentioned in previous posts, should be positive. Here are some things that you can do to make your baby’s nursery more conducive to sleep: Dark: try to keep your baby’s nursery dark ...

The Importance of Sleep

This weekend I came across this great article, explaining the importance of ‘sleep’ for children; and I thought I should share it. Good, Sound Sleep for Your Child Making sure your child gets good, sound sleep ensures he or she will have a sound foundation for proper mind and body development. Sleep on These Following ...