Is Your 9 – 14 Month Old Getting Enough Sleep ?

Dream Baby Sleep® Founder Carolynne Harvey answers frequently asked questions about 9-14 month olds. Read below. How do babies sleep during this period?   Babies 9-14 months old sleep 12-14 hours in a 24 hour period They should have 2 naps per day that range from 1-2 hours per nap What is the #1 [...]

2019-02-20T14:05:59-04:00

Is Your 4 – 9 Month Old Getting Enough Sleep ?

Dream Baby Sleep® Founder Carolynne Harvey answers frequently asked questions about 4-9 month olds. Read below. How do babies sleep during this period?   Babies 4 to 9 months old sleep about 14-15 total hours in a 24 hour period They should be on 3 naps per day at roughly 9am/noon and 3pm They [...]

2019-02-20T14:06:28-04:00

3 Steps to Overcoming the 4 Month Sleep Regression

Many parents think things will get better once their baby “gets through the 4-month sleep regression”.  However, more common then not the baby is not able to self-regulate and get back on track.  We recommend not waiting any longer then 2 weeks before addressing the new-found nap strikes, night waking and early rising.  Waiting longer [...]

2019-02-20T14:09:13-04:00

5 Steps to Soothing a Fussy Baby

1. Practice safe sleep Keeping your baby safe is your number one priority. Always follow these safe sleep practices from the American Academy of Pediatrics : Place your baby to sleep on their back Put your baby to sleep on a firm surface, such as a crib or bassinet, with only a fitted sheet Keep [...]

2019-02-20T14:10:22-04:00

5 Ways to Calm a Fussy Baby – Guest Blog by MEMEENO®

MEMEENO® is helping babies sleep one belly at a time with their signature product the belly band. Hearing your baby cry is very hard. It's often difficult to tell what is causing a baby to cry. Is it gas?  Is she uncomfortable? Does she want to be held? She will have been well fed, her diaper changed [...]

2019-02-20T14:11:28-04:00

7 Tips for Setting a Healthy Foundation for Infant Sleep

Adequate sleep is proven to help a child’s cognitive development, emotional balance, behavior and overall health.  Fostering healthy sleep habits with your little one right out of the gate will set you up for success!  Although we don’t sleep train babies until 4 months from their estimated due date, there are steps you can take [...]

2019-02-19T21:02:25-04:00

8 Remedies for Constipation in Babies and Children

Constipation in Babies & Children Guest blog by Allison Jandu - Potty Training Expert Unfortunately, constipation is very common in babies and children. But if you know what to look for and have a couple remedies in your back pocket, the problem can usually be relieved fairly quickly. Causes: Any change in diet, especially from [...]

2019-02-19T21:02:32-04:00

10 Pacifier Weaning Tips for Babies and Toddlers

So, your baby or toddler is hooked on the pacifier and you don’t know what to do!  Below are some quick tips on how to address the pacifier for babies and toddlers.  For babies you can be much more direct but for toddlers it's all about communication and coming up with a plan! Before we [...]

2019-02-19T21:02:39-04:00