Deprivation is Serious
you've not gotten a solid night's sleep in what seems
like ages, you're not alone. Many parents encouter inadequate,
fragmented sleep when their babies are young. Have you
considered "sleep training"? There are many
variations of techniques to gently help your baby develop
healthy sleep patterns. Sleep Training can take many forms,
and range from natural, slow, night time structuring based
on your babies' personality and phisiological needs, to
the cry-it-out method.
you're considering sleep trainers or reading books on
infant sleep training, but crying-it-out doesn't seem
like a natural, or kind way to deal with sleepless nights,
or if you've tried letting your baby cry-it-out and it's
not worked - please give us a call.
"Anne was beyond helpful with
our twin girls. We are all now sleeping soundly through
the night!" - Maria in Rogers, MN
cares so much for the emotional health of newborns and
their mothers that she will gladly give you a free 30
minute phone consultation, to help you work through this
common, though difficult transition. If your situation
requires more than a 30 minute phone conversation, consider
having her into your home for an in-person consultation,
including 1 or more shifts of postpartum doula care.
for our long list of references. When you talk to them,
you'll hear over and over again, how our help is worth
knows babies and Anne knows baby sleep. Her help with
bedtimes changed our lives." - Katie in Minneapolis,
you know, that if you've suffered from anxiety or depression
at other times in your life, you run a higher risk of
suffering from postpartum depression...?
Deprivation Increases Risk for Postpartum Depression in
study published in the current issue of the Journal of
Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing shows that
depression symptoms worsen in PPD patients when their
quality of sleep declines.