How To Get Your Baby To Sleep At Naptime

If you baby is not napping well during her first few months of life, you may want to try to cut back on the time she is awake by 15 minute increments. If she is getting overstimulated, then she will fight sleep and be difficult to get to nap. The way to prevent this is to watch her sleepy cues to make sure that you put her down when she is beginning to get sleepy. Some parents believe that letting their child cry will harm him or her. Fifteen or twenty minutes of crying will not harm your child physically or mentally. Babies will learn to self-soothe and fall asleep by themselves, but only if you let her. It is …

Why Sleep on a Round Mattress?

A round mattress, like any other mattress, is just another way to get a good night sleep, isnt it? Or is a round mattress more? Is a round mattress in some way even better? The ancient Greek Philosopher Plato, might have said, Sleeping on a round mattress would be the ideal mattress. Certainly Buckminster Fuller, the inventor of the Geodesic Sphere would have preferred a round mattress to the conventional square. In fact, what better addition to a round house, than a round mattress? A square mattress just wouldnt fit in a round house. But why round? What makes the circle so much more important to a philosopher, or a scientist? In one word; space According to Plato, who was …

Sleep Your Way To Better Health

There is much evidence to support the fact that the amount of time you sleep could be the most important predictor of how long you will live! As a person who has been deep into nutrition for many years, the above statement was pretty shocking to me. My own knowledge and sharing of nutrition dos and donts with others has focused primarily on eating your fruits and veggies, taking some good nutritional supplements, getting adequate exercise, and not being subjected to too much stress. But the right amount of sleep as a predictor of longevity??? Well, heres some things I have learned, much of this acquired from a book, SUPER FOODS HEALTHSTYLE, written by Steven G. Pratt, M.D., and Kathy …

Sleep Disorders: Insomnia

Sleep disorders is a broad category encompassing of variety of conditions that affect sleep. Insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome are the most common, but sleep disorders also include sleep walking, hypersomnia, and night terrors. There isnt enough space to provide an in- depth explanation for each, so starting with insomnia, the four most common ones will be explored properly. Literally meaning no sleep, insomnia is one of the most common sleep disorders: everyone has lain awake all night, has woken up in the middle of night, has woken up hours too early. Insomnia takes its toll on your health, on your peace of mind, on your wallet. When you dont sleep enough, youre tired and irritable, unable to …