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
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
Your baby was sleeping fine for weeks and then suddenly they’re up multiple times each night. What happened? A friend may tell you, “They’re having a sleep regression!”
This concept is popular, but research hasn’t supported the idea that your baby’s sleep may revert to an earlier stage of waking up more often READ MORE
I was raised by a single mother in New York City until I was about 13. During those early days, she worked and went to graduate school. I went to school and took the city bus home to a small apartment.
It was a good life – with some challenges. As a parent now, I can see my mother would have protected me from these challenges if she could have. READ MORE