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