September 01, 2022
August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022
Many babies experience sleep regression at around four months old. This can be very frustrating for parents! The good news is that there are ways to deal with this sleep regression.
August 15, 2022
If your baby isn't sleeping well, don't worry! There are many things you can do to help them get the sleep they need. In this blog post, we will go over some of the most common reasons babies have difficulty sleeping and what you can do to help. We'll also discuss some transition products like a baby sleepsack that can make it easier for your baby to adjust to a new sleep routine.
August 09, 2022
Are you getting ready to transition your baby from swaddling? This can be a difficult process, but it is important to do it gradually and follow the proper steps. In this blog post, we will discuss seven tips for swaddle transitioning that will help make the process easier for both you and your baby!
July 21, 2022
It's no secret that getting your baby to sleep through the night can be a challenge. But don't worry, we're here to help! In this blog post, we will discuss seven ways to help your baby sleep through the night. Keep in mind that every baby is different, so you may have to try a few different techniques before finding what works best for your child.
July 18, 2022
Bonding with your baby is one of the most important aspects of fatherhood. It helps create a strong connection that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately, many new fathers struggle to find ways to connect with their newborns.
July 01, 2022
One of the best parts of summer is traveling (IMO!). With courage and fortitude, traveling is possible with children, even babies, but it takes planning to ensure that the trip is, in fact, FUN.
Read on for some air-travel travel tips from me — Nurse Practitioner, co-founder of NAPS, and most importantly mom of 3 — who successfully(-ish) managed my first plane trip when my first baby girl was just 6 weeks old. It’s all in the prep, honestly. Prep is what will let you handle any hiccups…and there will be hiccups!
June 30, 2022
If you're like most people, you probably struggle with finding the perfect gift for a baby shower. You want to find something that is both practical and meaningful, but it can be difficult to know what new parents really need. Well, we've got the perfect solution - the Magic Sleepsuit!
June 27, 2022
With so much information out there, it is often very difficult to narrow down the tips and tricks that will work for you and your baby's sleep schedule. Learn about the perfect nighttime routine in this article.
May 22, 2022
May 06, 2022
We're back in your inbox 📥 today with more of our Moment for Mom questions and a reminder that if you don't see your question below, or you just want to dive deeper into any of these topics, we're always available to chat with you virtually! Just schedule a 30-minute phone consult to talk with a Registered Nurse about anything and everything from newborn sleep to toddler tantrums.
Q: If baby doesn't finish breastmilk bottle, how long until it needs to be tossed?
A: Don't waste that liquid gold! 🤱 You can definitely put it back in the fridge and save it for the next feeding. Check out and bookmark this article full of great advice on breast milk storage and usage from one of our favs, Emily Oster.
Q: Cribsheet made me depressed, is breastfeeding really not better than formula?
A: Don't let that be your takeaway! Fed is best, but research shows that breastmilk has tons of antibodies that formula does not have. BUT, whatever is best for your family is always the best! ❤️
Q: How to do bedtime routine elsewhere? Going to a friend's for dinner with baby in tow.
A: Be consistent, and baby will do great! Try to create the same sleeping environment at your friend's house that baby has at home. Noise machine, light-blocking curtain, sleep sack...whatever you use at home, pack it up and bring it with you!
Q: Is it normal for my boobs to tingle in pain when it's cold (BFing)?
A: Yes, totally normal! Nothing to worry about. But if you ever do want to talk to one of our certified lactation specialists, you can book a consult here.
Q: Does the working mom/daycare guilt EVER end?
A: Honestly, no, not really, but it does get easier. At NAPS, we're lucky because we're surrounded by working moms who support each other, but we get that not everyone has a built-in mom friend community. If you're looking for your own community, come to our next Working Moms' Survival Group™! Our Nurse Practitioner, Ellen, is leading a group beginning on May 9th at 7pm.
Q: 13 mo - when to get rid of sleep sack?
A: Never! (Ha!) 😜 No, but seriously, it helps prevent baby from jumping out of the crib, so definitely don't ditch the sleep sack until they are in a bed! This is a really common issue, so we often refer to this blog for alternatives to the traditional sleep sack.
For more customized advice, schedule a time to chat with one of our nurses!
The Founders of NAPS:
Jamie O'Day is a Registered Nurse and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)
Emily Silver is a Family Nurse Practitioner and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)
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