You can’t Google the words “baby sleep” without being inundated with a barrage of sleep training ads and methods, all claiming to do it gentlest, fastest, and best. But, what does the science and the research actually show about how effective and healthy sleep training is for our infants and young children?
Getting proper sleep as a new parent can have a huge impact on your mental health and subsequently the health of your infant. But in order for you to get good stretches of sleep, you need your little one to get into a healthy rhythm.
When it comes to childhood development, sleep is not a linear process. It’s normal for young children to have ups and downs, regressions, and growth spurts with their sleep. Here to talk about how you can help your toddler say goodnight without the struggle is sleep specialist and RIE associate Eileen Henry.
Robyn Gobbel and help parents understand the difference between acute trauma and chronic trauma, how our own experiences can affect the way we show up in the world (including the way we parent), and actionable techniques you can use to bring yourself back to center when you’re feeling anxious or detached that can actually rewire your brain and your nervous system to allow you to stay calm and regulated in those overwhelming moments.