Sleepless nights can bring out the worst in our parenting. Scientifically, we all know how important sleep is for overall health, and this is especially true for our children. In my conversation this week with Brandon Reed, we talk about self-soothing techniques, what wakes babies at night, and the importance of sleep hygiene.
When Brandon’s first son was born, he and his wife were desperate to find a way to get him to sleep through the night. It was exhausting for everyone involved. In response, he created a podcast of long immersive sound experiences and finally found some rest. Brandon shares his experience and the story behind his podcast, 12-Hour Sound Machines, with me this week.
Discover why sleep schedules are essential for you and your babies and how different frequencies can help different people. We discuss various types of soothing noises, how to use Brandon’s podcast, and methods to encourage sleep hygiene for the whole family.
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What You’ll Learn from this Episode:
- What high-quality sleep does for children.
- What brown noise, white noise, and pink noise are.
- Building self-soothing skills.
- What distracts babies from sleeping.
- How to discuss sleep hygiene with your family.
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