Fall Back like a champ

     With seasons changing from summer to fall we get a break from the heat, pumpkin spice everything and the dreaded time change. For many of us “Fall Forward” means one more blissful hour of sleep.  However, for children the time change can lead to a stressful change in sleep quality. The good news is, it doesn’t have to be! With a few tips, you can fall forward like a champ and avoid any unnecessary stress.      As tempting as it...

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October is SIDS Awareness Month

October is SIDS awareness month. We are safety gurus over here at NN and we want to continue to pass on what we know!   What is SIDS? Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or more commonly known as SIDS, is when an unexplained death of an infant less than a year usually during sleep occurs. The idea of SIDS for any parent is terrifying, but there are many measures you can take to ensure your baby is sleeping safely.    When placing...

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Importance of Sleep

Any new parent has heard the warnings, “be ready to never sleep again!” It’s almost a right of passage to compete with other parents about who is getting less sleep. Being a girl that loves her rest, I found this incredibly daunting. Would I ever sleep again? Will my baby ever be on a schedule? I feared for the worst. Sleep is vital in order to keep your mind and body healthy. In a time when you require a sharp mind and strong mental...

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Navigating Naps

For many mothers, it may feel as soon as you get used to a nap schedule, it’s time to switch it up again. Throughout a baby’s first year of their life, you may change their sleep schedule six times!  Whether you’re curious about when to drop a nap, or preparing for when the time comes to quit naps altogether- we’ve got ya covered!   Morning and Midday naps:  Until babies are 2 months of age, about 5 naps per day with awake...

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Regressions
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Regressions

Picture this: Your baby is finally sleeping through the night. You’re starting to feel like your old self again, you may even feel awake enough to start a new Netflix series with your spouse. Feels just like old times. All of the sudden you hear the familiar cries of your baby. Welcome to the world of sleep regression! Not to worry though, as long as you are consistent and make necessary changes along the way, your little one should...

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