My favorite sleep-related products, my go-to experts, and helpful articles to better support you and your family!
MY ALL TIME FAVE
BABY & TODDLER SLEEP PRODUCTS
When it comes to sleep, no product can replace established healthy sleep habits but there are certainly some tools that can make our lives a lot easier!
I've curated a list of my favorite sleep products to help your family get the sleep that you all need and deserve.
Cheers to making sleep a priority!
MY TOP CHOICES FOR
Real Life Parent Coaching
There’s no ‘one size fits all’ approach for every family. Real Life Parent Coaching can help you find clarity and balance to live by the standards and values that are important to YOU! Working as a team, we will create strategies and techniques that align with your strengths to ensure your parenting has direction and purpose. Let’s keep it real and develop a road map to your family’s happiness!
Psychotherapy and Coaching Practice
Mindful Power Mindful Power offers an opportunity to tap into our strengths and weaknesses, develop clarity, reshape negative perspectives and situations, and express our concerns and desires within a safe and unbiased environment. They are leading provider in NJ for Female Reproductive Mental Health including Fertility Counseling and Prenatal/Postpartum Anxiety and Depression. Additional specializations include trauma, parenting, and grief.
The Nest Chiropractic
Coming from a family of chiropractors, Dr. Dan Roses, DC, has been adjusted since birth. Hailing from West Orange, New Jersey, he is now humbled to be adjusting babies every day and provide chiropractic care to the communities he grew up in. Receiving regular chiropractic care from the start of Dr. Dan's life allowed him to live with a clear and optimally functioning nervous system, which in turn, led to a very healthy childhood. Now, he is extremely passionate about paying that forward through prenatal and pediatric care and considers it a privilege to help moms adapt during their pregnancy and adjust babies — in and out of the womb — each and every day so they can grow healthy right from the start like he did.
He is proficient in multiple chiropractic techniques including Diversified, cox flexion-distraction, activator sacro-occipital technique, gonstead and is certified in the Webster Technique for chiropractic care in pregnancy.
Jayne Freeman- Childbirth Educator & Postpartum Doula
Jayne Freeman is a CEA/MNY certified childbirth educator, breastfeeding counselor and postpartum doula specializing in mood disorder prevention. Jayne’s role is to help ease the transition into parenthood after the birth of your baby. This includes assistance with breastfeeding and bottle-feeding, emotional reassurance and practical advice for making life with a new baby less stressful.
Gina Signorelli, MS, RDN, CNSC, IBCLC
Gina Signorelli is a Lactation Consultant & Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with over a decade of experience in pediatrics. Her passion is helping babies to feed and grow, while supporting parents in their journey. She specializes in breast or bottle feeding, growth, nipple pain, milk supply, solid food introduction and baby led weaning, prenatal nutrition, milk protein allergies, and tongue ties.
Sprouting Babies OT
Pediatric Occupational Therapist
My name is Daryl Arora, Pediatric Occupational Therapist, mom of 2, and owner of Sprouting Babies OT! I created Sprouting Babies to bridge the gap between therapy models by providing quality, affordable, and personalized care, without limits set upon by insurance, to help each child grow and reach his or her fullest potential. I offer a variety of services including tummy time consults, parent coaching, developmental check ins, infant bodywork pre/post frenectomy, treatment for torticollis and plagiocephaly, infant and toddler play groups, Intro to solids feeding support, educational workshops, and more! As a pediatric OT with years of experience in child development and early intervention, I use my knowledge and expertise to serve the “whole child” making the lives of infants and their caregivers just a little bit easier and more fulfilling!
Kimberleigh Weiss Lewitt
Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)
As an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), I provide prenatal and perinatal breastfeeding education and support. I offer comprehensive support for families facing lactation and infant feeding challenges in the comfort of their own homes through telehealth. I take the time to listen and create a care plan with each family that reflects their goals, needs and resources. My work is client-focused, evidence-based and filled with love.
SOME VERY HELPFUL
ARTICLES & REFERENCES
When we follow our impulse to quickly stop the crying, we aren’t taking the time to listen to and understand our baby’s cues and are less likely to validate the baby’s communication by giving her what she really needs.
Watch these Moms On Call tips showing the proper way to swaddle a baby, an essential key in helping your newborn to sleep through the night. This video is incorporated in the new Moms On Call online video course.
Each year in the U.S., ∼3500 infants die of sleep-related deaths, including sudden infant death syndrome, ill-defined deaths, accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed.
Scientist and author Alice Callahan, PhD discusses the findings from research on infant sleeping habits and how they stack up against her own practical experience.