I have boy twins who share a room but not the same cot. They are six months old and they wake up two to four times a night. I just do not know what to do. I feel like I cannot let them cry because one is going to wake up the other one. Read more
Archive for month: October, 2015
Most of us have noticed that babies sometimes have a flat spot at the back of their heads. And while its no cause for alarm, it can be a bit unsettling if it appears on your own baby.
This condition is referred to as plagiocephaly, and the most common form (positional plagiocephaly) happens when babies spend a lot of time lying on their backs, as babies often do. Infants skulls are soft and pliable, which means prolonged pressure against a mattress or a blanket on the floor can create a flattened area. Read more
Is your baby not sleeping?
This weeks question comes from Angel. She writes:
“Help! My baby’s one year old and does not sleep. He has a one hour nap in the morning, but then doesn’t have another one all day. He plays all day and into the evening, and doesn’t usually go to sleep until midnight. Then wakes up about two-ish — sometimes he’ll settle and sometimes he doesn’t. If he does, he’s up for the day at five a.m. and thats it! So in 24 hours, he sleeps five hours. Is there something wrong with him… or is something wrong with me?” Read more
Is your baby banging their head?
All parents of toddlers have witnessed the full body flailing of their enraged child. It is something to behold. Kids definitely don’t hold back when they’re angry or upset! This can be disconcerting to the parent, but even more disconcerting is when your toddler repeatedly bangs her head against the wall or the sides of her cot or the floor for apparently no reason at all. Read more
I am passionate about helping families get the sleep they need to be happy and healthy. I am now a proud mum of two girls exactly a year apart in age.
– Judy Clark