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How to Swaddle Baby and Transition from Swaddling

As a new parent, you’ll spend a lot of time working to calm your baby down and help him or her sleep. Sleep is absolutely essential during the first year:  it sets your children up for a lifetime of healthy development and healthy sleep habits. There are many steps to create long-term, healthy sleep patterns, […]

Emma – 3 months old

“As a newborn, our daughter Emma would sleep anywhere, anytime. We enjoyed holding and snuggling her and often thought, “Wow, this baby sleep stuff is easy!” As Emma got closer to 8 weeks of age however, her sleep habits began to change. She was not the little newborn who would sleep easily anymore. We began […]

Cora – 5 months old

Our first sign of sleep trouble was when Cora was eight weeks old. It was like a switch flipped and suddenly she jolted awake at 20 minutes into every nap. Thus began the swaddling, bouncing, rocking routine we used to get her to extend her naps. Luckily she was still sleeping well at night, with […]