How Much Your 1-Month Old Baby Should Sleep0

Newborn babies sleep a lot when they first come home. Your 1-month-old baby should sleep 16 hours or more per 24-hour period with usually 8-10 hours being at night and 6-8 hours during the day. The amount of nighttime and daytime sleep varies quite a bit baby to baby. Contrary to what many people think, […]

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12 Month Old / 1 Year Old Toddler Sleep and Feeding Schedule0

This article outlines the average 12-month-old / 1-year-old toddler schedule, including feedings, solids, naps and night sleep. Skip to the schedule 1 year old sleep / 12 month old’s sleep At this age, almost all 12 month olds can sleep through the night, without a feeding, and take two naps for a total of 2 […]

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The great sleep tracker debate – Part 20

Download PDF Transcript What are the barriers for consumer sleep wearables being taken seriously as accurate, reliable sleep measurement tools by the research and clinical communities? In the second part of this discussion we talk about the problems of proprietary algorithms, raw data access, and the challenges that need to be met by both science […]

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How to optimize your sleep when you work night shifts0

Despite the constant warnings about the negative health impacts of shift work, the 20-30% of the workforce who work nights and irregular hours provide a vital function to our modern 24/7 society.  So what are the best practices for shift workers to balance the demands of working shifts, disrupted sleep schedules and all the health, […]

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The great sleep tracker debate – Part 10

Download PDF Transcript How accurate is your sleep tracker? Are consumer sleep wearables good enough to used for research and clinical purposes? Join us as we navigate the complex issues surrounding marketing claims, scientific validation, reliability, raw data and why ‘black boxes’ technology is an impediment to research. In this first instalment of a 2-part […]

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Top Décor Tips for Your Baby’s Nursery0

Planning a nursery for a new baby is a wonderful project for new and expecting parents. They fill the room with love that will see him or her through their first years of life. It’s the place your baby plays, sleeps, and learns so many new things. Decorating a nursery is also therapeutic for parents […]

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Improving Your Child’s Sleep by Choosing the Right Mattress0

The mattress is an investment in your child’s health and your well-being. Consider that the mattress determines your child’s quality of sleep. By choosing the right mattress, you are able to improve your child’s quality of sleep. Could the mattress be depriving you of sleep? To identify whether the mattress could be robbing you of […]

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Thinking Of Using A Weighted Blanket? Here’s What You Need To Know.0

Have you ever considered using a weighted blanket for sleep? Long used as a sleep aid and anxiety reducer for people with conditions including ASD, ADHD, and sensory processing disorders, weighted blankets have definitely caught the interest of the general public. I’ve had several patients ask me about how they work, and it seems like […]

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Saying "Yes" to EVERYTHING!0

Have you ever fell into a spot in life where you over-commit? It normally happens one day when you are trying to find time to unwind and you realize there are no spots on the calendar. Before you know it your schedules are overlapping your schedule and your family is in disarray.

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Floor Sleeping?  Really?0

We have all been there. Restless nights tossing and turning until the clock reads 3 a.m. and 4 a.m. and before you know it, the alarm is going off for another day to begin.

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