Category: Healthy Sleep

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How To Get Good Sleep Over The Holidays

How to Get Good Sleep Over the Holidays    With the holiday season quickly approaching, how to get good sleep can be an important...

6 Tricks to Get the Kids to Sleep Before Santa Arrives

How To Get The Kids To Sleep Christmas Eve   All three of my children raced downstairs this morning to open their advent calendars for...

Do you know when you need to drop your child's nap? Here's what to look for.

Signs that You Need to Drop Your Child’s Nap

Do you know when you need to drop your child’s nap? Here’s what to look for. While the end of nap time can open up the day to...

Is Cry It Out Safe for Kids?

Sleep is critical to our health, but the debate over sleep training, especially when it comes to Cry It Out, is ongoing. It’s...

If you always have a challenge getting your child to sleep when traveling, Jenn Kelner, sleep consultant, has some helpful advice! | Vacation | Holiday | DrDina.ca

Help Your Child to Sleep When Traveling

Does getting your child to sleep when traveling during the holidays bring you woe? Here’s how to help them. Holiday season is fast...

3 Ways to Help Regulate Melatonin in Your Child | healthy sleep | DrDina.ca

3 Ways to Help Regulate Melatonin in Your Child

3 Ways to Help Regulate Melatonin in Your Child Melatonin is a hormone that your body produces to help control your sleep-wake cycles. Your...

Jennifer Kelner, Certified Child Sleep Consultant, has some handy tips on helping ALL of the family adjust to the end of Daylight Saving Time this weekend.

Helping the Family Cope with the End of Daylight Saving Time

Helping the Family Cope with the End of Daylight Saving Time Daylight Saving Time ends at 2AM on Sunday November 1st, mind which means the...

How You Can Reduce the Risk of SIDS for Your Child

How You Can Reduce the Risk of SIDS for Your Child

October is SIDS Awareness Month, buy so let’s talk about how we can provide a safe sleeping environment for our children and reduce the...

Creating a Healthy Sleep Environment for your Child

Creating a Healthy Sleep Environment for your Child

Many infant sleep problems are caused by environmental factors. According to the National Sleep Foundation, there environmental factors to...

Baby Breathing Patterns - Is it Periodic Breathing, or Apnea?

Baby Breathing Patterns – Is it Periodic Breathing, or Apnea?

I am frequently asked about normal baby breathing patterns, especially in newborns. It tends to freak parents out when their babies don’t...

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Nightmares And Night Terrors In Toddlers, Part 1

Nightmares And Night Terrors In Toddlers, no rx Part 1   The term “night terror” is often used to describe a variety of different...

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5 Tips to Get Your Child’s Sleep Schedule Back on Track for School

5 Tips to Get Your Child’s Sleep Schedule Back on Track for School   School is fast approaching once again, treat which means...

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How A White Noise Machine Kept Our Baby Sleeping And Us Happy

How A White Noise Machine Kept Our Baby Sleeping And Us Happy   When Dylan was just born we were having problems with what seemed like...

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Is Your Baby Crying In Sleep? Reasons Why Your Baby Moves Or Cries When Sleeping

Is Your Baby Crying In Sleep? Reasons Why Your Baby Moves Or Cries When Sleeping   I’m sure you’ve noticed your little one making...

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Why I Am A Lover Of Lovies For Babies

Why I Am A Lover Of Lovies For Babies   In our house Dyl has his Doggies, adiposity Ry has his Gigis (giraffes), and baby J has his...

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Why Do Babies Fight Sleep At Nap Time? The 2-1 Nap Transition

Why Do Babies Fight Sleep At Nap Time? The 2-1 Nap Transition   Every toddler eventually transitions to one nap at a certain point....

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Does Baby Sleeping Music Or Singing Before Bed Help The Bedtime Routine?

Does Baby Sleeping Music Or Singing Before Bed Help The Bedtime Routine?   I’ve have always believed in the importance of singing to...

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Why Do Babies Fight Sleep When They Want To Drop A Nap?

Why Do Babies Fight Sleep When They Want To Drop A Nap? Your child is on a nap strike! Sometimes he sleeps in the morning but plays through...

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Why Can’t I Sleep? Sleep Guide for New Moms – Part III

Why Can’t I Sleep? Sleep Guide for New Moms – Part III   As a new mom, you may not have the time or energy to evaluate and...

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Why Cant I Sleep? New Mom Sleep Survival Guide: Part 2

Why Cant I Sleep? New Mom Sleep Survival Guide: Part 2   Is sleep still on the bottom of your priority list? Wondering, ambulance...