Nighttime Parenting is For Tag Teams

  It doesn’t take long to figure out that baby doesn’t exactly sleep on your schedule. That’s OK. She shouldn’t. As a matter of fact, if babies sleep through the night before they’re at least three or four months old, it’s not a good thing. Newborns need to eat...

What is SIDS?

SIDS, short for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, is a cause for concern for parents of newborns. This particular condition does not have any one particular cause and parents, doctors, and researchers are all on the lookout for what could potentially cause SIDS....

Getting Used to Baby’s Inconsistent Sleep

One of the basic truths when it comes to babies is that they want to do things their way, and on their own schedule. You struggle with your baby’s sleep patterns, for example. Once you think you’ve got her figured out, she switches things all around. Often, it isn’t...

Sleep and the Newborn Baby

  Newborns spend most of their time sleeping. On average, a newborn baby will sleep between sixteen and seventeen hours per day for their first three to four months. Unfortunately for the parents, this sleep tends to be in two to four hour stretches. It’s...

Preventing SIDS

  There are few things that are scarier to new parents than the thought of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). SIDS typically occurs between the ages of one month and one year. It is not completely preventable. We still have a lot to learn about SIDS. In the...