Transitioning From Two to One Nap Per Day

I struggled figuring out nap time, and once I had nap time under control the next challenge was transitioning from two to...

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....

Common Sleep Myths

Sleep Myth #1: My anxiety will get better if I just get more sleep.  Fact: Anxiety and sleep...

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...
Dr. Mom blog explores melatonin pills and melatonin for sleep in children.

Over-the-counter melatonin for sleep in children

Remember when you brought your newborn baby home from the hospital and she slept during the day but was awake all night? ...

Four Sleep Tools You Can Start With Your Baby to Sleep Better and be...

If there is one thing new parents talk about a lot, its sleep and their newly born baby. How is my newborn...
Dr. Mom blog explores baby sleep and travel.

Baby sleep and travel: how to adjust

For the past 6 months I have been travelling with my toddler Madi between Edmonton and Atlanta (We live in Atlanta 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...

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...
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...