18+ monthsArticles

Sleeping in the Dark: How dark should it be while your baby sleeps?

Short answer: PITCH BLACK. Why? Because melatonin is produced when our eyes physically see darkness and in result tells our bodies it's time to rest. This is why your baby is going to sleep better in complete darkness for naps and for bedtime. On the contrary, when...

Sleep Myth: Baby’s Sleep Best When It’s Quiet

Did you know that in utero your baby is exposed to a volume of 70-90 decibels, 24 hours a day?! That’s as loud as a vacuum cleaner! This volume in utero is caused by several things including mom's blood pumping through her veins, her beating heart, and every breath...

Travel Day: What to Expect For Your Upcoming Travel’s With Your Baby.

Whether you are flying or driving, traveling with a baby or toddler is a completely different experience from when it was just you and your spouse taking a trip. As summer is approaching I know many of you are starting to prepare for your upcoming trips and may be...

Postpartum Depression: Be Aware So You Can Be Proactive. 

Research shows that nationally, about 1 in 7 women experience symptoms of postpartum depression. After sitting down with Mental Health Specialist Hannah McMullen, LCSW for an interview on better understanding postpartum depression, I beg to differ. I...