Blog: Articles for Better Sleep

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The 4-3 Nap Transition at 5 Months of Age

The 4-3 nap transition is an exciting time! If this is happening it means that your child is starting to take some longer naps and connecting sleep cycles.
Dr. Sarah Mitchell
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8 Ways The Sensory System Affects Your Child's Sleep - Guest Post with Dr. Kathryn Wise, OTD

Sleep is a wonderful thing….when you can get it. As new parents and more experienced parents, our job is to make sure we create the most welcoming environment for our child’s 8 senses. We actually have 8 senses! Do not worry if you can only name 5.
Dr. Kathryn Wise
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Self Soothing Skills and Why Your Child Needs Them

Your baby needs self soothing skills to sleep through the night. This is the ability to relax herself down so she can drift into sleep.
Dr. Sarah Mitchell
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2 Ways to Help Your Child Adapt to Spring Forward

Spring forward occurs in the month of March this year, which means that 6 am is now 7 am. So, In order to help you baby sleep better spring time change and baby sleeping routine should be matched.
Dr. Sarah Mitchell
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When Can You Move Your Baby Out of Your Room?

Keeping him with us was the way to go.…until….I couldn’t sleep a wink.
Dr. Sarah Mitchell
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Pacifiers: When, Why and How to Wean

Pacifiers, also known as soothers, binkies, dummy, button, and my personal favourite the fussbug, can be a contentious topic in parenting. Do they cause nipple confusion? Deform your teeth? Spread germs? Or perpetuate sleep challenges? How to wean pacifiers when the time comes?
Dr. Sarah Mitchell
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When is Stomach Sleeping Safe?

In my sleep consulting practice, I find that most babies eventually prefer to sleep on their stomachs but when is stomach sleeping safe?
Dr. Sarah Mitchell
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The 4 Month Sleep Regression

The 4 Month Sleep Regression has signs and symptoms that are real and wreaking havoc on happy homes all over the country and causing babies to wake up more frequently at night.
Dr. Sarah Mitchell