The dream feed is one of our favorite tools to utilize during sleep training with families, but even if you are not planning on sleep training anytime soon, a dream feed may be helpful for your baby. Dream feeds help break the cycle of feeding to sleep association, but also help your baby get what they may need over night.Read More
Baby E was 4 months old, struggling to sleep on her own and go to sleep on her own. Nap times looked like the nanny or mom bouncing on a ball or rocking her in a dark room for her entire 1.5 hour nap. Which sounds wonderful, but we all know that this is not sustainable and must eventually come to an end.Read More
The simple answer is no, not if you do not want to. However, a few factors come in to play here. How old is your baby? Is their weight gain on track?
If you are wanting to sleep train you can have a dream feed around 10:30pm, but will not need any additional feeds.Read More
When your baby has arrived and you are done with your postpartum help, what comes next? Well, sleep training comes next! Some babies are great sleepers and when they hit a developmentally appropriate age to sleep 11-12 hours a night ( 4-6 months) they do, but many babies are terrible sleepers and suddenly you find your baby is 6 months old and still waking 3-5 times a night.Read More
“Is breastfeeding always easy?? Because it was not easy for me!” I can tell you we have heard that before! Welcome to our Family Bliss Blog where we talk about lots of things related to infant sleep, parenting, sleep training, breastfeeding, teething, sleep tips and so much more!Read More
Becoming new parents can be rough, you are adjusting to life as parents, getting to know this new baby, you have the same amount of tasks to do each day, plus some, but somehow it seems less time in the day! It is important for new parents to take care of themselves so that they can be the best parents they can be! As your kiddo gets older and life gets busier and sleep seems to be non existent or your baby’s days and nights are mixed up terribly, you might be wondering HOW much sleep does my baby need? And are naps even important?Read More