I have many clients ask me about the basics of babyproofing. Babyproofing has become an industry unto itself, and it can be easy to get caught up, feeling like you have to purchase every item on the market. There are even babyproofing specialists who can come into your home and get the job done, and […]
Between 2-4 months you should start to see more and more clear communication between you and your new baby. Your baby will likely smile at you, and other individuals, and your baby will seek out opportunities to make you and others smile so that he/she can return the favor. Your baby will coo and start very early babbling. Your baby will definitely start to spend more and more of their awake time during the daytime hours, and sleep more at night. With this change, you will also notice that your baby is sleeping in more consolidated chunks, and you will have longer awake and interactive times. Head control will become stronger and your baby will start to reach for objects. This is where some of the real fun begins, and where you will likely start to see his/her personality peek through!
Parents often ask me about infant sleep and what to expect in terms of their new baby sleeping. The elusive “sleeping through the night” is every parent’s dream and desire. Getting to that point is a constant work in progress! Here are the top 10 things you should know about your new baby and sleep: […]
You’re a new parent, and you’re supposed to be a bit tired these days, but what happens if you can’t sleep, even when your baby is sleeping? In this article, I’ll offer some suggestions to help you get some sleep and also explore the link between postpartum depression and sleep. If you have tried all […]