Why does my child wake up 20 mins after they fall asleep?

Does your baby/child fall asleep quickly, only to wake 20 mins later? ⠀ This is very common. This is a sign that your baby/child is overtired. When they are overtired, they release stress hormones, which can keep them from falling asleep and/or connecting their sleep cycles.⠀ The first step in helping them sleep, is learning…

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Do you struggle to get your kids to bed?

Does this sound familiar? Does it feel like Groundhog Day every night in your home?⠀ Bedtime is a very common struggle parents have with their children. I’ve got a couple of tips to help make bedtime less stressful for everyone:⠀ Establish a non-negotiable bedtime routine that lasts no more than 30 mins‼️ You make it…

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Sleep tips to cope with hot summer nights

Wouldn’t it be great if we could all sleep like this baby during the hot summer? We all look forward to summer arriving, however what we don’t enjoy are the sweltering nights where we can’t sleep. The hot nights are especially challenging for our kids, and any time their sleep is affected, so is ours!!!…

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Sleep training is about developing new habits

Research tells us that it takes 21 days to establish new habits.⠀ It’s the same with babies learning how to sleep. We expect them to learn overnight a brand new skill, and that’s unrealistic. We can’t expect them to learn new habits overnight, when it takes us on average 21 days to establish a new…

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Troubleshooting sleep issues in newborns

There are many factors that can affect a baby’s quality of sleep. ⠀ The 2 most common ones that Mamas find affect their babies the most are:⠀ 1 Strong startle reflex 2 Hand sucking Some babies have a very strong startle reflex. It’s so strong that it will actually wake them up or keep them…

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Introducing a Lovie

What is a lovie? A lovie is a stuffy or blanket that your child uses to give them comfort ❤️⠀ When is it safe to introduce a lovie?⠀ When they are able to roll over. This way if the lovie ends up covering their face, they have the strength to push it off of themselves.⠀…

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Win a Virtual Prenatal Class or Sleep Consult

Today marks MamaBear Holistic Care’s 1st Birthday 💙 MamaBear was created to help support Mamas-to-be and new Mamas adjust to their new role. It’s vital, now more than ever, that new Mamas get the support they need in order for both her and her baby to thrive. Babies don’t stop coming because of a Pandemic.…

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She wanted to sleep, but she didn’t know how

Does this sound familiar? She wanted to sleep, she just didn’t know how. Babies need to learn how to sleep. Some learn more quickly than others, but every baby/child needs to be taught the skills to help them fall asleep without needing to cuddle with you, breast/bottle feed or co-sleep.⠀ The biggest challenge Mamas face…

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Baby Milestones

Baby Milestones We just celebrated a leap day and it reminded me of leaps/milestones that baby’s encounter. Like Feb 29, they aren’t every day occurrences, but they sure can be affect things. Milestones include: Rolling over Crawling Walking Teething Growth spurts Talking Growth spurts can very much affect a baby’s temperament. You usually notice that…

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