What role does nutrition play in promoting healthy sleep? A big one! In this guest article, Lauren Haddad-Olivet, a holistic nutritionist, explains why a healthy and well-balanced is so essential for good sleep, especially in winter.
Poor sleep is a health problem affecting more than one in three adults worldwide. A new study published by Oxford University Press explains that apart from its impact on our health, inadequate sleep comes at a huge economic cost through its destructive effects on health, safety and productivity.
A holiday is meant to be a break from the routine. However, routine is essential for children, knowing what to expect during the day creates a sense of security and stability. Try not to make the break too drastic. But if the change is drastic, the following items can be useful in helping your baby fall asleep while on holiday.
As we’re slowly heading towards the warmer weather again, we start to feel inspired to go outdoors. Even if you have a garden, spending the whole day at home isn’t good for you or your child. Exploring the world and the challenges it has to offer is important for body and soul.
The baby’s bedroom shouldn’t be too hot or too cool. Several studies have found a link between high room temperature and sudden infant death. On the one hand, you should not overheat the baby's room, but your little darling should not be cold either. So what is the best temperature for your newborn baby?
Don’t miss your bedtime hour. Sleep is organized in cycles from about one and a half hour. If you miss your sleep “train” you will normally have to wait one cycle.
Find your ideal sleep temperature, it should be between 16° and 20°C and keep your feet warm as well.