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 […]
This is a response to this article, “Our Sleep Training Nightmare,” published in the New York Times 10/7/16, by Lisa Selin Davis. Thanks to Justin Smith AKA the Doc Smitty for bringing this to my attention. Dear Lisa, Thanks so much for sharing this article, painful as it must have been. I routinely care for […]
I got a nice note from Emily over at Purely Diligent, who wrote about great success with sleep training her baby: To our great surprise, with this routine, L has not cried once. Zip. Zero. Not a drop. We do not know if her phase simply ended or if the magic formula was found. Either way, […]
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 […]