Tag: sleep

How to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome

How to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome

October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month. SIDS is the sudden, unexplained death of a baby younger than 1 year old. Here are ...
Pregnant in the heat – can I get some sleep?

Pregnant in the heat – can I get some sleep?

As your belly is getting bigger, and the temperatures get hotter, your hours of sleep may be getting smaller. Lack of sleep is a common complaint we h ...
Can sleep affect your child with special needs? Or you?

Can sleep affect your child with special needs? Or you?

Quick answer…YES. Sleep is more than, well, sleep. It is restorative and essential to a healthy life. It is as important as water, food and ai ...
Sleep soundly knowing your baby is sleeping safely

Sleep soundly knowing your baby is sleeping safely

Newborns sleep a lot, about 16 hours a day. It’s safe to say that sleeping is a big part of your baby’s life. So as your baby drifts off, dreaming of ...
Eat, sleep, and repeat

Eat, sleep, and repeat

As your belly is getting bigger, your hours of sleep may be getting smaller. Lack of sleep is a common complaint we hear from pregnant women. Trying t ...
The holidays are here…

The holidays are here…

Besides the usual stress of pregnancy and getting ready for your baby, the holidays often add more pressure, which can take a toll on your health. Fee ...
Need to catch up on your zzzz’s?

Need to catch up on your zzzz’s?

Your baby hasn’t arrived yet, so why is it so hard to get enough sleep? Getting up to go to the bathroom, heartburn and having to adjust pillows to fi ...
Research shows a consistent bedtime routine helps children

Research shows a consistent bedtime routine helps children

“Dinner, bath, books, bed.” That was my mantra when my kids were little. They knew the routine once I started getting dinner ready. The moment the dis ...
Sleep during pregnancy

Sleep during pregnancy

Almost all pregnant women have sleep problems at some point. Nausea, difficulty finding a comfortable position, having to get up umpteen times to pee, ...
Sleeping in this heat

Sleeping in this heat

As far as the temperature goes, it’s disgusting outside. How can we sleep in this heat? I have some friends, who do not have air conditioning in their ...