Current Research Findings

Giving your child a bottle in bed? You may be putting them at risk for tooth decay, ear infections, choking and poor sleep associations

Posted by admin on September 11, 2019 in Current Research Findings Quick Facts

There is nothing like the feeling of independence both parent and child feel when a baby is able to bottle feed themselves.  It can be so convenient and easy to use the bottle to help your child self soothe to sleep.  But when you let your baby bottle feed themselves to sleep, while laying down

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STOP UNSAFE SLEEP ADVERTISING

Posted by Katie Kovaleski on April 23, 2019 in Current Research Findings No Comments

Who can tell me what’s wrong with this picture? Unsafe advertising has become an epidemic the in the pediatric sleep world. What does that mean in laymen’s terms? It means the public has become desensitized to images that product manufacturers use to sell their baby products; leaving parents more and more likely to place their

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Later school times for teens?

Posted by Katie Kovaleski on November 11, 2018 in Current Research Findings

Did you send a sleepy teen off to school this morning? In a new policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends middle and high schools delay the start of class until 8:30 a.m. or later to combat chronic sleep deprivation among teens. http://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/Pages/Let-Them-Sleep-AAP-Recommends-Delaying-Start-Times-of-Middle-and-High-Schools-to-Combat-Teen-Sleep-Deprivation.aspx

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STOP THE MOM SHAMING!!

Posted by Katie Kovaleski on November 9, 2018 in Current Research Findings

STOP the Mom shaming!!! This is a tragic story, one that is still being investigated and unfortunately many have taken this as an opportunity to Mom shame. Choosing your sleeping space should always be part of a plan and should never be the result of “accidental co-sleeping.” Co-sleeping and bed sharing are actually different things

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The Curse Of The Internet And How It Can Negatively Effect Your Parenting Choices

Posted by Katie Kovaleski on November 1, 2018 in Current Research Findings

“There’s only medicine that works and medicine that doesn’t. And the best way to sort it out is by carefully evaluating scientific studies – not by visiting Internet chat rooms, reading magazine articles, or talking to friends.” http://pediatrics.about.com/od/pediatricadvice/tp/Non-Evidence-Based-Treatments-in-Pediatrics.htm?utm_source=facebook

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