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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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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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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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 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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Safe swaddling. There’s a lot of contradicting information out there. It’s safe to swaddle a baby… It isn’t safe to swaddle a baby. The reason why you are hearing that swaddling your baby isn’t safe is because the rate of SIDS is up. Since we still don’t know the cause, they try and take out…

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The dreaded day is near… Sunday March 8 is Daylight Savings!!! Any time you lose sleep is not good, especially when it involves your child losing sleep. I’ve got a tip to help your little one adjust. You can start this today or you can start his on Sunday. It’s totally up to you. Start…

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Many of us are travelling during the holidays and it can disrupt your baby’s/child’s sleep and their routine. Here are 10 tips to help your baby/child stay on track: 1 Continue with your bedtime routine Consistency will help make bedtime on vacation easier. 2 Keep their sleep space dark, as dark as it is a…

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