Baby sleep – Is Sleep Training Bad For My Baby?

When I went through my medical training I thought putting your baby to sleep was as simple as putting your baby in the bassinet...
Dr. Mom blog explores Relaxation techniques for sleep to help with trouble falling asleep

Trouble Sleeping? Relaxation Techniques For Sleep

In my family medicine practice, I often see patients that have trouble sleeping.  Particularly difficulty falling asleep.  In medicine, this is known...
Dr. Mom explores nap time and how to transition to one nap with your toddler.

Nap time: how to transition to one nap

I know many of you Mama's out there have struggled with your toddlers nap time, timing your toddlers nap, and consolidating your...

What Is Swaddling and What Are The Risks and Benefits?

As a first time mom, I had no idea how to swaddle or why we even swaddle babies. Fortunately, I learned how to...

My Child Won’t Sleep! Why do Children have Insomnia?

I often get asked by parents "Why wont my child sleep," and "does my child have insomnia?" If your child wont...

What is Positional Plagiocephaly (Flat Head Syndrome) and How is it Treated?

The safest place for your baby to sleep is on their back.  The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends “back to sleep for...

Sleep Training Baby: what to do and how?

Sleep training baby is tough! As a physician I tell patient’s that it is safe to sleep train starting at 4-6 months as long...

Why Sleep Training Will Not Hurt Your Child

Throughout my medical training, I thought putting an infant to sleep was as simple as putting them down in a bassinet or...

A Step by Step Guide of how to sleep train

Sleep training is a personal choice and there are many happy thriving families that do not sleep train. Graeme and I decided...

What is Sleep Hygiene and How do you Practice it?

The past three months have been stressful since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic.  As a result, many people have been struggling with sleep....