Posts — fourth trimester

The 4 Month Sleep Regression: Why it Happens & How You Can Help!
2020-08-24
The 4 Month Sleep Regression: Why it Happens & How You Can Help!
Written By: Jamie Labbe, MSOwner/Founder of Oh Baby ConsultingPediatric Sleep ConsultantAs a pediatric sleep specialist, one of most common things I get asked about is whether there is an “X month sleep regression.” The short answer is yes as there are certainly noticeable sleep disruptions when your baby is working on a new skill or going through a mental leap. However, it’s actually a bit more complex than that. Though most true sleep regressions are due to progressions in other areas of your child’s development and normally subside within 1-2 weeks (if your little one was a good sleeper to begin with), there is one “regression” that is different from the rest in that it is a total reorganization of your baby’s brain and sleep cycles....

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4 Sleep Questions Every Newborn Parent Wants Answered
2020-07-09
4 Sleep Questions Every Newborn Parent Wants Answered
Written By: Hilliary Giglio, Certified Pediatric Sleep Specialist & Family Coach, and Founder + Owner of ​Tranquil Beginnings @tranquil.beginnings.sleep   "I can clearly remember, like most mothers I’m sure, the very moment I gave birth to my first child. I was absolutely buried in feelings of love and gratitude. And then, about ten to fifteen seconds later, I was equally buried in questions about how to keep this tiny human alive and thriving. How do I breastfeed? When should he eat? Is he hot? Is he cold? Why is he crying? When should he sleep? HOW DO I GET HIM TO SLEEP? And that last question, folks, is one that I kept asking.... over, and over, and over again. For...

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"DAILIES" Welcome To Our Ollie Family!⁠
2020-06-25
"DAILIES" Welcome To Our Ollie Family!⁠
Turn Up the Sound & Press Play: DAILIES ARE HERE!⁠⁠ What do you think our #1 question is?We are always asked: “What should my little one wear under their Ollie?”This is the question that lead us down the path to developing "Dailies."We wanted to create something for your little to wear under their Ollie that would help do what the Ollie was designed to do... wick away moisture and assist with temperature regulation. What's next to your little one's skin is important to us. Just like the Ollie swaddle, Dailies are made with the same buttery soft custom moisture-wicking fabric that you have come to know and love about the Ollie!⁠⁠Our goal was not only to create something buttery soft and useful,...

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Tips for Surviving Daylight Savings Time with Kids
2017-10-23
Tips for Surviving Daylight Savings Time with Kids
We are so excited to feature Brooke Nalle from Sleepy on Hudson, a pediatric sleep consultant with training in child development and sleep science. Many parents are anxious about Daylight Savings Time and the effect it can have on their child's sleep, and Brooke is here to help us ease into the transition with her top survival tips.  Daylight Savings Tips from Sleepy on Hudson If you didn’t have young kids, then you would likely love the idea of sleeping for an additional hour. However, you do – and on Sunday November 5th, your happy and awake guy at 6AM is now your happy and awake guy at 5AM! If you are dealing with a cranky baby who is accustomed to an 8:30AM nap and it...

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The Building Blocks of Healthy Sleep Habits
2017-04-18
The Building Blocks of Healthy Sleep Habits
The first three months of life are often referred to as the fourth trimester when your little one is still adjusting to life outside of the womb. During this adjustment, baby is depending on your to lead in building healthy habits – including healthy sleep habits.  At first you may be overwhelmed with your little one’s irregular sleep patterns. While it will be a gradual shift to sleeping more consistently at night, it will happen. So, how can you help support your little one through this transition during the first few months of life?  Educate yourself on newborn and infant sleep patterns. You can expect your baby to sleep between 16-18 hours per day for the first month and 11-15...

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