Newborns can be so active in their sleep. Let me show you what newborn sleep can really look like and why babies can be so active while sleeping.
All articles in the Newborn series.
Sleepy cues are the signs your newborn uses to communicate that he’s tired, ready for a nap, or overtired. Let's talk about sleepy cues!
Have you heard of the witching hour? Some even call this colic. Let's talk about it and I'll share my tips to help with reflux and colic.
Is your newborn feeding every hour and not sleeping? Let's talk about full feedings, newborn snacking, and keeping your baby awake during feedings.
The NICU is a place where miracles take place. But no one expects to be there. Many wonder about bonding in the NICU. Let's talk about it.
Are you expecting a baby and worried about baby sleep? Let me talk you through the 5 most important things you need to know about your baby's sleep.
Do you have a newborn? Are you experiencing short naps? Let's talk about short naps and newborns, why they happen, and what can help.
Planning to breastfeed? Let me walk you step-by-step through breastfeeding basics and helpful hints that I learned as a postpartum and neonatal ICU nurse.
When you look up the dream feed you can find so many "rules" and opinions. Let me simplify it for you, discuss what it is, how it looks, and when to use it.
Cara discusses how to safely wean out of baby sleep products amidst the AAP recommendation that the Rock N Play is unsafe for baby sleep.
Let's talk about how to introduce the pacifier, why I love pacifiers, and what to do if the pacifier keeps falling out of your baby's mouth.
I get so many questions about swaddles and swaddling! Let's talk about swaddling so that you can make the best decision for your family.
Do you have a baby in the NICU who is about to come home? I'm here to help. Let's talk about transitioning home from the NICU.
Baby play. It sounds so simple, right? It can be! But, if you’re unsure of what to do with your newborn, I can help! Let's talk about play for newborns.
Having a great little sleeper is wonderful, but I also want you to have a safe sleeper. Here's my safe sleep checklist for babies 0-12 months.
Does your baby wake up 30 or 45 minutes after bedtime? Let’s talk through 5 common causes of those false start bedtimes and how you can resolve them.
Do you have a newborn who likes to sleep all day and be up all night? You’re not alone. Day-night confusion is so common in newborns. Let's talk about it.
Have you heard of baby acne? I know those red bumps might be upsetting, but I want to reassure you. Let’s talk about what you can do to help baby acne.
Let's talk about your 1 month old. I’d love to show you a 1 month old sleep schedule and answer some common questions that I get about babies this age.
Looking for 2 month old sleep schedule? Let me show you what a flexible schedule can look like and answer some common questions about wake windows, naps, and more.
Let me share with you what a 3 month old sleep schedule looks like and answer common questions about wake windows, naps, and more.
The DockATot can be great for baby lounging and play, but it simply isn't safe for sleep. Let me teach you how to help your baby sleep without it!
Does it feel like your baby fights or hates the swaddle? I've got tips to help!
So many wonder about night lights in the nursery. Light and darkness play such a huge role in baby sleep. Let's talk about it.
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