Your baby is fussing while you're trying to talk on the phone, so you let them play "Baby Shark" on it. This works like a charm – both to distract them and give you some time to focus – but you feel a pang of mom-guilt. What’s the harm though, really? READ MORE
On a long plane flight recently, I started talking with the man next to me. He and his wife were expecting their first baby – due in just 3 months – and he was excited to get home to her. She was enjoying pregnancy and preparing for life with a baby.
He turned to me after describing all this and said earnestly: “What do I need to know?" READ MORE
Is your otherwise healthy baby keeping you up all night? If so, you’re exhausted and so are they. If your baby is over 4 to 6 months, it may be time to consider sleep training the baby – so everyone can get some rest! READ MORE
Parents often have so many questions about helping babies sleep that they didn’t fit in one post! Here are additional questions I hear the most with answers from me, my fellow pediatricians, and pediatric health educators. READ MORE
They say the one thing all new parents have in common is feeling exhausted. All. The. Time. I know I was! So it makes sense that parents have lots of questions about how to help their babies sleep better.