When our babies and children start resisting sleep, we often double down on our efforts to "get" them to sleep. But what if it's really all about letting go?
With all the statements being made by so many about sleep training, most to get parents to get on board, parents should know that most of these statements are myths, not backed by science.
Sick of having other people tell you what you should be doing with respect to your child and their sleep? Here are some scientifically-backed reasons why you can safely ignore them.
A reply to a piece suggesting that there are definitely no long-term repercussions of any kind of sleep training and how the research cited doesn't support the claims at all.
People are jumping on new research that supposedly says extinction sleep training methods are successful, but given this is survey data, we have to be very careful about any conclusions. Here's why.
"What is most important for your child's development?" If you answered sleep, I think we need to talk.
New research suggests a method of "responsive settling" actually can improve infant sleep as well as extinction methods. Is this wholly accurate?
New headlines suggest solitary sleep can improve infant sleep, but digging deeper makes it clear that this suggestion is not only wrong, but potentially dangerous.
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?