Sleep Training Methods: Which is Best for Your Baby or Toddler?

Many parents wonder, which is the best sleep training method to use on my baby? I think it’s normal that families, mothers in particular, spend a lot of time researching different baby sleep training methods, since we live in a time where we have such a huge amount of information available to us 24/7. Sometimes [...]

How to Deal with the Stigma & Judgment of Sleep Training

As a sleep consultant I spend a tremendous amount of time disabusing people of their previous beliefs regarding sleep training. As any parent who has spent anytime in a parenting Facebook group, or googling anything about children and sleep, knows there’s A LOT of information out there. Most of it conflicts with each other and [...]

By | 2017-04-25T16:12:14+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Categories: Crying, Guilt, Science of Sleep, Sleep Training, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Crying and Cortisol

A lot of anti-sleep trainers out their talk in depth about cortisol in relation to crying babies.  The basic idea is that crying is stressful for babies, so their brains will flood their bodies with cortisol - the stress hormone - which causes long-term damage to the brain itself, plus a number of other issues. [...]

By | 2017-04-13T12:48:26+00:00 October 17th, 2012|Categories: Crying, Science of Sleep, Sleep Training|Tags: , , , |1 Comment