Review: Milk Matters by Maureen Minchin

There are few times when a book comes out that should fundamentally change the popular discourse on a topic, but hasn’t (yet). Milk Matters by Maureen Minchin is one such book.

By | September 24th, 2017|0 Comments

“Responsive Settling”: Is it Responsive? Effective?

New research suggests a method of "responsive settling" actually can improve infant sleep as well as extinction methods. Is this wholly accurate?

By | August 4th, 2017|3 Comments

“Sleep Regressions”: Why It’s Not Actually a Regression

We often hear people talk about sleep regressions, but this can send parents off on a tangent, fearing their child is losing skills they once had. Understanding what's happening is essential to helping parents cope with these times and truly help their kids.

By | July 4th, 2017|2 Comments

Helping Baby Sleep: Does Extinction Sleep Training Improve Baby’s Sleep?

Many people report trying extinction methods of sleep training to "help" their baby sleep better, but what does research tell us in terms of the efficacy of these methods for baby's sleep? Does the reasoning hold up?

By | May 7th, 2017|3 Comments

Sleep Training Yourself

For those families considering extinction sleep training methods, I want to ask them to try something first. Something that I hope will change their minds.

By | March 26th, 2017|17 Comments