Episode 30: Guest – Dr. Stephanie Liu – Family Doctor

By | 2019-05-14T12:38:35+00:00 May 14th, 2019|Podcast|

Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn speaks with Family Doctor Dr. Stephanie Liu and answers new parent medical questions. Stephanie practices community family medicine and acute care at the University of Alberta Hospital. Alanna has had the pleasure of contributing to Stephanie's popular blog over at lifeofdrmom.com and today Stephanie answers your top child medical questions! This [...]

Episode 29: Sleep Tool #4 – The Method

By | 2019-05-09T21:13:27+00:00 May 9th, 2019|Podcast|

In episode 6 we discussed how we need to implement a safe, consistent, and conducive sleep environment, in episode 9 we talked all things naps, when to have them and how to make them longer, then in episode 21 we spoke about the importance of an age appropriate bedtime and sometimes just by tweaking that [...]

Episode 28: Sleep at Daycare

By | 2019-04-18T16:19:02+00:00 April 9th, 2019|Podcast|

The struggle between parents, providers, and a child’s sleep is an ongoing one. One that Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn hear’s from both sides and one that doesn’t need to happen. To help keep your baby or toddler on a regular sleep routine everyone needs to be on board, and that doesn’t just mean mom and [...]

Episode 27: Dad Stories: Joseph Tito

By | 2019-04-01T18:41:01+00:00 April 1st, 2019|Podcast|

Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn interviews Joseph Tito from The Dad Diaries as her first official Dad Stories segment! Keeping with the twin theme over the past few weeks Joseph and Alanna discuss his journey on becoming a dad of beautiful twin girls, he provides some tips and shared his experience on being a single dad, [...]

Episode 26: Mom Stories: Jessi Cruickshank

By | 2019-03-26T13:14:27+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Podcast|

Jessi Cruickshank joins Sleep Expert, Alanna McGinn where they share their experiences as twin moms and Jessi’s journey with sleep training. On this episode of Mom Stories Jessi opens up about motherhood and her life with her twin boys. Alanna helps her with her twins current sleep issues, and how Jessi and her husband, Evan, [...]

Episode 23: Transition from 2 to 1 Naps

By | 2019-02-24T19:37:33+00:00 February 24th, 2019|Podcast|

The two to one nap transition! For some it means being able to be more active with baby and suddenly you have a whole morning to book more playdates and activities. For others the day can feel pretty long with each of you counting down to nap time so that you can get some work [...]

8 Podcasts To Help You Sleep Better

By | 2019-02-23T00:38:56+00:00 February 23rd, 2019|Adult Sleep|

Are you an active podcast listener? Research continues to show the ongoing growth of podcasts, both in the number of podcasts available and in the steady incline of podcast listeners. Many people like to listen to podcasts while they commute, but did you know that there is also a wide selection of podcasts that can [...]

Episode 22: Sleep Clinic #3

By | 2019-02-12T18:17:45+00:00 February 12th, 2019|Podcast|

Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn dedicates this entire episode to her popular sleep clinic, where she chooses sleep questions submitted by you and answers them. On today’s episode she answers: When can my baby sleep through the night without a feed? How can I help my 6-month old to sleep through the night and stop waking [...]

Episode 21: Sleep Tool #3 – Bedtime and Bedtime Routine

By | 2019-02-06T00:27:11+00:00 February 6th, 2019|Podcast|

In episode 6 and 9 we broke down the first and second sleep tools in the Good Night Sleep tool kit – sleep environment and consolidated naps. Today Sleep Expert, Alanna McGinn introduces our third sleep tool, which is a bit of a combo. Today she discusses the bedtime routine followed by an age appropriate [...]