When I see children or teenagers with sleep difficulties, the first questions in my mind are, “What is bedtime like? What time is it? How long does it take to fall asleep?” One of the best treatments for insomnia is frequently adjusting the timing of bedtime at night. It does not entail any prescriptions or […]
Early morning awakenings are really challenging for tired parents of small children. Here are some strategies for dealing with them.
Before you starting thinking about sleep training, you need to look at your child’s eating habits at night. I would strongly recommend that you stop any caloric intake as one of your first steps in getting your child to sleep through the night. Sometimes, stopping night feeds is all you need to do to get […]
It’s time to stop settling for bad sleep and insufficient sleep. I spend a lot of time thinking about sleep. My sleep, my kid’s sleep, my wife’s sleep. Everybody does. I also have the privilege of working with families who are struggling with sleep problems. As a result, I’ve developed some pretty strong feelings about […]
There is a pediatric group in Manhattan recommending cry it out sleep training to two month olds babies. I was just quoted on a Wall Street Journal Article on this practice. Here’s what I said: While sleep training at 2 months may work, Dr. Canapari says there is no research to support the approach. At […]