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

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 ...

By | March 1st, 2018|Categories: Baby Sleep|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Healthy Sleep For Your Newborn Baby

Why is sleep for you and your newborn baby so important?  Typically, we think of sleep as a time to rest. But, in fact, it is a time when our brain is very active. During sleep, the brain may be more active than when we are awake. A newborn baby and young infants spend the ...

New Research Proves Your Circadian Rhythm Influences Your Health

If you’re familiar with the term circadian rhythm, you know that it refers to the internal mechanism that tells your body things like when you feel sleepy and when to wake up. At Good Night Sleep Site, one of the things we help new parents understand, is how baby’s circadian rhythms influence their sleep patterns. In ...

By | November 13th, 2017|Categories: Adult Sleep|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Baby’s Sleep In The First Two Months

A newborn’s sleep is disorganized in the first 8 weeks (adjust for expected due date), and this can be a source of uncertainty and anxiety in new parents.

By | August 28th, 2017|Categories: 4th Trimester, Baby Sleep, Sleep Science|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Summer Travel Sleep Tips

Summer is finally here and the anticipation of getting away for your family vacation is high. When vacationing, happy children equal happy parents so keep reading for some summer travel sleep tips to help you realize those dreamy summer holiday days.  It is always much better if everyone is well rested enough to enjoy them! ...

Is Your Baby A Sensitive Sleeper?

Do you have a sensitive sleeper on your hands? I have a sensitive little sleeper in my family.  And while I was fully aware that variance in sleep sensitivity was possible from one child to the next, it was not until I had one in my own family that I fully understood the true meaning ...

Why You Shouldn’t Rely On A Sleep Tracker Device

Maybe it’s a sign of the times, but conversations around the water cooler seem different.

By | March 9th, 2017|Categories: Adult Sleep|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Tips To Ease Childhood Nightmares

It was my husband’s idea to let our four year-old daughter watch Ghostbusters. But who’s she going to call when its 4 a.m. and the movie has given her nightmares? That’s right; it’s mommy she wants for some reassurance and comfort.

By | November 24th, 2016|Categories: Bedtime, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How to Handle Your Sleepwalking Child

Sleepwalking is a common form of parasomnia (a category of sleep disorders that involve abnormal behaviours during sleep) affecting both children and adults.

How to Get Your Baby to Nap Longer

Ah, naps. Sweet, sweet naps. We love them as adults. So why don’t babies feel that way, too? If you’ve ever wondered how to get a baby to sleep for a long time, you’re not alone. The most common sleep complaint I hear is “Why won’t my baby nap?” Is this situation familiar to you? ...

By | April 12th, 2015|Categories: Baby Sleep, Naps, Sleep Science|Tags: , , , |6 Comments