How Baby Gates Can Help You Sleep Better at Night

By | 2018-11-14T21:44:46+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Baby Sleep|

All new parents fully expect to have their sleep disrupted in the first few months of baby’s life. The multiple night wakings, the early mornings – these are all things that go hand in hand with having a newborn. But what new parents don’t know yet, is that it’s not just the newborn phase that [...]

When Grandparents Ignore Your Sleep Rules

By | 2018-11-03T23:22:41+00:00 November 3rd, 2018|Baby Sleep|

We’ve heard plenty of positive stories about grandparent involvement, whether that be watching your baby for an occasional date night to those grandparents who take on a major caregiver role and babysit weekly, perhaps even overnight. Those grandchild and grandparent relationships are very special and it’s amazing to foster that, if it works for your [...]

How to Create the Right Safe Sleep Environment for Your Baby

By | 2018-10-24T23:26:25+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Baby Sleep|

When we work with new parents, we spend a lot of time teaching them about all of the elements that go in to helping their baby build a positive relationship with sleep. It’s quite common for parents to underestimate the different facets involved in developing good sleep habits such as age, sleep schedule, sleep training [...]

Dads Can Help Mom Get a Good Night’s Sleep

By | 2018-06-24T00:41:27+00:00 June 24th, 2018|Baby Sleep|

Congratulations! You’re a new dad! This is an exciting time for you and your partner. But it’s also a time when mom is going to need your support. Not only did she just grow a human being and get him out into the world, she’s now responsible for taking care of this little bundle of [...]

How to Help Your 3 to 4 Month Old Baby Sleep Better

By | 2018-05-30T00:44:05+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Baby Sleep|

As your baby grows, their sleep needs decrease a little and sleep and wake times begin to organize into more of a pattern. For a 3 to 4 month old baby, night time sleep increases and daytime sleep will begin to consolidate into naps that you can start to regulate. Hopefully, having to get up [...]

Sleep Coaching – Do You Have To Let Your Baby Cry?

By | 2018-05-27T19:24:05+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Baby Sleep|

When people ask me about what I do and how Good Night Sleep Site can help, the first question I get is almost always the same. “Do I have to let my baby cry"? This questions makes ME want to cry, as it perpetuates one of the biggest myths out there about sleep coaching. Unfortunately, [...]

What All New Parents Should Know About Sleep Training

By | 2018-04-29T22:16:42+00:00 April 29th, 2018|Baby Sleep|

New parents receive so much advice and information on what they should and shouldn’t do once their baby arrives.  Well-meaning friends and family members pass along what worked for them, what didn’t, what you MUST do and what you should avoid.  The tricky part about all this?  Every baby and every family is unique and [...]

Help Us Support Maternal Mental Health

By | 2018-04-18T00:17:40+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Baby Sleep|

Did you know that approximately 76,000 moms will get a Post-Partum Mood Disorder (PPMD) in Canada this year? Adjusting to life with a new baby is challenging and often overwhelming. Good Night Sleep Site is passionate about sleep for so many reasons, one important one being how the lack of sleep plays a role in [...]

How to Help Your 2 to 3 Month Old Baby Sleep Better

By | 2018-04-16T13:56:43+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Baby Sleep|

We've previously discussed baby's sleep in the first two months and the normal developmental phase of PURPLE crying. Good news! Your baby’s period of PURPLE crying will have peaked and should now be starting to subside. In these next couple of months, your baby’s sleep will begin to consolidate into longer sleep periods and you will [...]