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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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Keep your baby cool this summer with The Ollie + The Dailies
2020-07-29
Keep your baby cool this summer with The Ollie + The Dailies
Written By:  Elizabeth with Sleep Baby Sleep Consulting Hey Ollie Family! It’s Elizabeth with Sleep Baby Sleep Consulting. I’m an infant and toddler sleep consultant and a longtime fan of The Ollie Swaddle! I tell people all the time how amazing the Ollie is because it is truly the best swaddle I’ve ever used. So, you can imagine how excited I was when The Dailies were released! Not only are they beautiful and soft they are perfect to pair with The Ollie to help your baby sleep well and stay cool.   I live in North Carolina where summer lasts ⅔ of the year and, while I am a huge fan of the sunshine and heat, clients frequently ask me...

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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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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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The Dreaded 4-Month Sleep Regression
2017-03-20
The Dreaded 4-Month Sleep Regression
The Dreaded 4-Month Sleep RegressionHi there! My name is Lauren, the founder of Sleep and the City Child Sleep Consulting, and I was so excited to share my expertise with this subject when the Ollie World asked me to contribute and weigh in! The 4 Month regression is often the most difficult for parents, and there is actually nothing we can do to stop it. What does it look like? How do you know that your baby is experiencing it? And what can you do to stop it? Let’s dive in……So your'e baby has finally begun to sleep all night, and your'e high-fiving yourself for all the hard work that got you up to this point (or working tirelessly to...

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