Reactive Bed Sharing Is Not The Answer

By | 2018-04-16T13:56:52+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Baby Sleep|

I remember when the twins where infants and my husband and I were in survival mode. Knowing that our 3.5 year old wouldn’t be letting us sleep in most mornings, getting our sleep throughout the night was critical to be able to function well enough to care for these three little ones, as well as care [...]

Practice the ABC’s of Safe Sleep to Reduce the Risk of SIDS

By | 2016-09-13T14:57:00+00:00 October 10th, 2014|Baby Sleep, Sleep Environment|

October is SIDS Awareness Month.  Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the #1 cause of death for healthy infants under the age of 1 in Canada. To help reduce the risks of SIDS The American Academy of Pediatrics and The Canadian Paediatric Society recommend practicing the ABC's of Safe Sleep. Babies should sleep Alone, on their Backs, and in a Crib. [...]

My Response to the Sleep Environment Risks for Younger and Older Infants Study

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:57+00:00 July 14th, 2014|Baby Sleep, Sleep Environment|

A recent study from the department of Pediatrics, Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics from Kansas City Missouri was held with the objective to determine if SIDS or other sleep-related causes of infant mortality had known risk factors, with a secondary objective on if there were any associations in these risk factors at different ages. Data [...]

My Response to the White Noise Machine Study

By | 2018-04-16T13:58:12+00:00 March 3rd, 2014|Baby Sleep, Gears and Gadgets, Sleep Environment|

Does this White Noise Machine Study Tell Us Not to Use it For Our Babies? A recent white noise machine study, ran through the University of Toronto was conducted as there is a raised concern that consistent use of Infant Sleep Machines could increase the risk of noise-induced hearing loss. Sound machines are used by [...]