Inappropriate sleep onset associations are one of the most important causes of night awakenings in infants, young children, and (rarely) older children. This is a disorder which will respond to behavioral management (or sleep training). For more information, here’s my comprehensive review of sleep training methods. The first step to successfully sleep training your child is […]
Currently, we are booking months out in our Sleep Clinic. This is a common problem for parents and families given that fact that there aren’t a lot of pediatric specialists in many fields. If you are anxiously awaiting a trip to see a pediatric specialist for your child, here is a toolkit I put together […]
Smartphones, tablets, and e-readers may be corrosive to your sleep. Here’s some great advice from Meir Kryger, a world renowned sleep expert, on why this is and the importance of controlling your use of these devices.
This year, I’m making it a New Year’s Resolution to commit to getting 30 minutes more of sleep. Will you join me? Many people choose losing weight, exercising more, or improving relationships. Sleeping more will help with all of these goals.
Co-sleeping is about as controversial as vaccination online. And that is saying something. But I think that is important to review the evidence about the safety of this topic in infancy. Paying careful attention to your child’s sleeping venue and position can avoid tragedy in the first year of life. First off, let’s put together […]