This is a question I get daily. Most parents are ready to eliminate the nap not necessarily because they want to but because they are tired of fighting with their child for that nap so they assume, ‘my child must not need it’. That couldn’t be more untrue. A lot of times the nap is dropped secondary to going […]
As a pediatrician, I have seen many and heard (from colleagues) of deaths of infants from poor sleeping environments. And, these deaths are not all occurring in poorly educated, low socioeconomic background families. A lot of these deaths are occurring in families that are from highly educated, well-informed individuals conscientiously making a decision to co-sleep with their babies and […]
This Pregnancy and Postpartum Support guide is a must have! The Pregnancy and Postpartum Support guide for Baton Rouge will answer all of the questions a new mother may have such as: Where should I give birth? Who will help me? What photographer should I use? Where should I shop? What gifts are available locally to send […]
Daylight Savings Time…It is here again. This idea was proposed long ago when the thought was that if we changed the clocks back an hour, and it would be darker earlier, people would go to sleep earlier and it would save energy (eg, burning of candles for light, using electricity, etc). For something that may […]
Daylight Savings Time (DST) is upon us. Regardless of any benefit or not to our world because of DST, it definitely can wreak havoc on your child’s sleep. You will be setting your clocks forward so if it is 7pm, the clock should read 8pm. There are two ways in which to resolve the issue […]
We had an amazing turnout at the New Orleans Mom’s Blog Live Chat on Feb 24th. Dr. Vyas answered questions from over 40 parents with sleep concerns of all sorts. Check out all the great questions, and the Sleepless in NOLA advice from the link below. Here is a gallery of a few of our favorite […]
Getting out and meeting other new moms can be a huge benefit as you navigate the world of parenting. Sleepless in NOLA is proud to participate in the upcoming “New Mom’s Brunch” hosted by Northshore Parent on February 28 at Scott’s Coffee Bar in Mandeville. The event will be packed full of exciting speakers and swag […]
We are super excited to partner with New Orleans Mom’s blog to help NOLA parents with all their sleep questions. Dr. Vyas will be live on the New Orleans Mom’s Blog Facebook Page answering all your questions on February 24th from 8:30pm. Added March 1, 2015 : Click here for a recap of the event.
It’s my belief that kids should not be exposed to screens before bedtime. However, these days more schools are relying on technology for homework and research. Its hard to not expose kids to the stimulating rays of the Ipad, tv, computer, etc. Here is a way to limit that exposure so that they are not […]
Have older kids (toddlers and preschoolers) that are having trouble sleeping? Try incorporating this meditation into your nighttime routine to get them calm and ready for sleep.