So many ‘sleep experts’ claim that you need to teach your baby to ‘self soothe’ or ‘self settle’, because that is the only way they will sleep through the night. Teaching your child to self soothe has become a top priority for so many sleep deprived parents, because it suppose to be the answer to all of your child’s sleep problems, the holy grail of sleep.
Melatonin is often referred to as the sleep hormone which is associated with the onset of sleep. Melatonin is produced by the pineal gland portion of our brains which is influenced by the body’s internal clock. The release of melatonin is in sync with our body’s circadian rhythm, which means that’s its cycles of high and low levels repeat themselves … More How melatonin affects sleep »
Setting the clock back one hour usually means gaining an hour of sleep. Well, unless you have a baby, in which case it means your baby will wake up at 5 a.m. instead of his usual 6 a.m. — and that’s obviously no fun for you. This can become a problem at both ends of the night – when you