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How To Reduce The Risk Of SIDS

Tips On How To Reduce The Risk Of SIDS

October is SIDS Awareness Month, which is a topic that is very important to every member of the Bella Luna team. When offering advice to exhausted parents, we are always talking about safe sleep to help reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, commonly known as SIDS. The safety of you and your babies…

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melatonin supplements

The Low-Down on Melatonin Supplements

As a child sleep consultant, a lot of parents ask me about giving their child melatonin supplements to help improve sleep. How amazing would it be if we could fix all sleep problems with a little pill!? We aren’t medical professionals so we can’t recommend or dissuade you from using melatonin. The purpose of this…

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Period of Purple Crying Survival Tips

Period of Purple Crying Survival Tips

Hey new momma! In case no one has told you today, you are doing an amazing job adjusting to your precious little baby! I need to say this because I wish I heard this every minute of every day in those first few months after having Adeline. Especially, once she was two weeks old.  My…

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Climbing Out of the Crib

Stop Your Toddler from Climbing Out of the Crib

There are so many things to worry about as a parent, right? My top worries when my boys were toddlers… Is my toddler eating enough vegetables? getting enough socialization? watching too much TV? getting enough sleep? You know what I wasn’t worried about? My toddler climbing out of the crib. It wasn’t even on my…

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Toddler Stalling Tactics at Bedtime: Calm The Chaos

Toddler Stalling Tactics at Bedtime: Calm The Chaos

Hi, I am Alex! I’m new to the Bella Luna team so you don’t know much about me yet!  I’m excited to share more about my little one and some of the antics she has been up to lately, including typical toddler stalling tactics at bedtime! I am the proud mom to a beautiful, kind,…

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Parent Sleep Tips

Parent Sleep Tips

Even if we are laser focused and consistent on sleep for our little ones, sometimes we don’t prioritize sleep for ourselves!  We just need a little alone time after the kids go to bed.  Next thing you know its midnight and you know the next day isn’t going to be awesome. For me, it is…

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newborn sleep tips from alex

Newborn Sleep Tips from Alex, Bella Luna’s Newest Sleep Coach

Hi! My name is Alex. I am so excited to join the Bella Luna Family, helping families with their children’s sleep! I know a lot about sleep now, but when I was a new Mom, I was confused, like everyone else.  Today, I’m going to share how I cut through the confusion. I’m also sharing…

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sleep-environment

Creating the Ideal Sleep Environment for Your Baby

When I found out I was pregnant, I wasn’t thinking about creating the ideal sleep environment for my baby or how well they would sleep. I was on Pinterest, pinning a million gorgeous nursery design ideas for inspiration. It was all about the aesthetics and nothing about the actual purpose of the sleep environment. We…

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Top 5 Reasons Your Baby or Toddler Is Waking Up Early

Nothing starts the day off on the wrong foot like a morning wake-up time with a 4 or a 5 in front of it!  Early morning wake-ups are tough on our children and on us parents.  We are going to look at the top 5 reasons your baby or toddler is waking up early. When we start…

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pacifier

The Pacifier & Sleep – Friend or Foe?

We talk a lot about the pacifier with our sleep consulting clients.  We get asked a lot of questions like… “Should I keep the pacifier when sleep training?” “At what age should I take away the binkie?” Some babies LOVE the pacifier from the start. As much of a comfort the pacifier can be for…

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sleeping at daycare

Sleeping at Daycare

“I know they won’t be sleeping at daycare.” I remember when my twins were starting daycare.  We had always had in home care and I worked from home so I could see them all the time.  I was now trusting my heart and soul to someone else and that was scary.  What worried me, almost…

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sleep and teething

Teething & Sleep

Teething gets such a bad rap and is often a “catch-all” for most common baby concerns. Extra fussy? Teething. Chewing on hands? Teething. Extra night wakes? Yep, teething gets blamed for this a LOT! It can be so stressful as parents to see our babies fussy, in pain, or otherwise uncomfortable. It feels safe to…

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