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4 FAQ's About the 4-Month Sleep Regression

Posted by Kayla LeFevre on Jul 10, 2018 9:10:48 AM

  Oh, the dreaded 4-month sleep regression.  Chances are, if you’re reading this, then you’re probably in the midst of one yourself and have no idea where it came from, how long it’ll last or what to do about it.  Every parent experiences the challenges of their newborn no longer sleeping like before, resulting in drastic changes to their little one’s sleep. 

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Topics: sleep deprivation, losing sleep, baby

Sleep Apnea and Preeclampsia

Posted by Kayla LeFevre on Jun 28, 2018 10:56:16 AM

The Connection Between Sleep Apnea and Preeclampsia

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Topics: pregnancy, OSA, baby, high blood pressure

7 Ways to Live with Your Partner's CPAP Machine

Posted by Kayla LeFevre on Jun 20, 2018 10:12:12 AM

 

 

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Topics: CPAP success, CPAP compliance, CPAP, losing sleep

New Parents and Sleep Deprivation: The Real Dangers

Posted by Kayla LeFevre on May 29, 2018 5:38:00 AM

When I was a "Non-mom," I’d read stories of a new parent charged with shaking her two-week old baby resulting in its death and be absolutely shocked and heartbroken. Then when I had a two-week of my own, I suddenly had a much better understanding of how other mothers could reach that breaking point.

Don’t worry, I would never harm my own; but between my in-experience and severe sleep deprivation, I was having a tough time keeping my composure. Guilt from not being cool and collected as I thought I should be would slowly chip away. It was calming to hear other, more experienced moms express that same feeling. It seems to be another one of those things that people never talk about when it comes to parenting.

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Topics: losing sleep, moms, baby

Is it Allergies or Sleep Apnea? How to Know and What to Do

Posted by Kayla LeFevre on May 8, 2018 2:37:00 AM

It’s that time of the year again. Warmer weather and sunny skies beckon all to enjoy the outdoors, from picnics to hikes to even walks around the block just to enjoy this perfect season. Trees are blooming, flowers are popping back up from the ground, birds are chirping – and pollen is running amuck on your sinuses.

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Topics: sleep apnea, sleep disordered breathing, allergies, summer

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