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Is My Baby Sleeping too Much?

Is there ever a time when your baby is sleeping too much? I know that might sound crazy especially if you’ have had months or even years of broken sleep and half an hour naps might seem like a fantasy. The baby might actually sleep too much. The truth of the matter is that 9 […]


How to Deal with Plagiocephaly

What is Plagiocephaly? Most of us have noticed that babies sometimes have a flat spot at the back of their heads. And while it’s 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) […]

Why is my Baby Not Sleeping?

Is your baby not sleeping? This week’s 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 […]

Babies & Toddlers Who Bang Their Heads

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 […]

Melatonin for Baby…No Way!

Thought about using Melatonin? For overtired parents who can’t seem to get their kids on a healthy sleep schedule, the promise of a magic pill can be pretty enticing. But it seems to me that more and more doctors and parents are turning to melatonin as a Band-Aid for sleep issues with their children. I […]

Pros and Cons For Swaddling Your Baby

Benefits of Swaddling Your Baby I get asked often, Is a swaddle a prop? Is it useful? Where do you stand on a swaddle? Swaddling a newborn can be an excellent tool. It mimics the feeling of confinement that they experienced in the womb. It can be very comforting to a lot of newborns. I […]