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!
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.
While starting therapy might make you a little nervous, Jessica provides a safe environment and an empathetic ear making the experience as comfortable as ever. JK Therapy offers interactive, psychodynamic and short-term therapy to individuals, families, and couples to help overcome their everyday struggle in order to experience the ultimate goal of life: happiness
Lotus Physical Therapy and Wellness
Dr Kenael Segal, PT & DPT
Dr. Kenael Segal (she/her) is the owner of Lotus Physical Therapy and Wellness, a pelvic floor clinic and wellness studio, located in Northern NJ. Lotus Physical Therapy and Wellness supports onilne pelvic health consulting and coaching to anyone in the world, as well as in person and online physical therapy to individuals living in NJ.
Dr. Segal empowers women with knowledge and skills to not just recover from physical limitations and dysfunction, but to heal and thrive in their bodies. Dr. Segal helps individuals heal their mind, body and spirit through the mindful movement of yoga, meditation, and daily self care rituals and routines. In addition to being a physical therapist, she is a yoga and meditation teacher, Pilates instructor, and wellbeing coach.
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.
Springboard Pediatric Therapy
Pediatric Occupational Therapy
At Springboard they offer individual evaluations and treatment for pediatric occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy in a fun, comfortable environment. Our mission is to make positive changes in the lives of children and their families through individualized, evidence-based, outcomes-oriented treatment plans combined with parent- and patient-advocacy provided with the kindness and empathy every individual deserves.
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.
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.
Danielle Smith, LCSW
Danielle is a therapist who specializes in perinatal mental health with a virtual private practice servicing all of New Jersey. Danielle has a passion for helping new moms feel like themselves again & provides support for all things pregnancy & postpartum related.
Danielle provides virtual individual therapy and also runs a free in person support group for new moms in Morris County. Through these services, her goal is always to empower her client's by providing a safe space to process their unique stories in order to find the joy & confidence they deserve."
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.