Category: Sleep Regressions

  • Sleep Regression or Sleep Disturbance: Are they Different?

    Sleep Regression or Sleep Disturbance: Are they Different?

    As I was rocking one of my kids back to sleep during yet another sleep regression, I wondered: what’s the difference between sleep regressions and sleep disturbances? What’s the difference between sleep regression vs sleep disturbance? Sleep regression is a word, primarily used by the public, for a negative change in a baby’s sleep. Sleep […]

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  • When Do Sleep Regressions Happen?

    When Do Sleep Regressions Happen?

    When my oldest boy experienced his first major sleep regression, it made me wonder – is this a one-time thing or will it happen again? Is there a way to predict if this will happen again? When do sleep regressions even happen? Sleep regressions most commonly occur in tandem with major developmental milestones. The most […]

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  • Scientific Evidence: Are Sleep Regressions Real?

    A commonly-asked question about sleep regressions is this: are they a real thing, or are they a made-up thing? Because what I experienced sure feels real. So let’s ask (and answer) our question: are sleep regressions real? While sleep regression is not a diagnosable condition or a real medical term, it incorporates aspects of two […]

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