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The Anxious Parents Guide to Surviving Daylight Saving Time
Sleep The Anxious Parents Guide to Surviving Daylight Saving Time
Want to get ahead of the “Spring Forward” time change?  Dr. Natalie Barrett weighs in on the steps you can take to get your baby’s schedule sorted in advance.
Why Baby Cry Detection is a Game-Changer for Parents
Sleep Why Baby Cry Detection is a Game-Changer for Parents
Unlock the essential baby nursery tool you need: cry detection. Learn how this must-have technology ensures peaceful nights for both babies and parents.
Help Your Baby Get Quality Rest by Decoding Their Sleep Cues
Sleep Help Your Baby Get Quality Rest by Decoding Their Sleep Cues
Understanding sleep cues is essential for establishing a healthy sleep routine. Learn to recognize them to help your baby get quality rest.
3 Signs Baby is Tired, Not Hungry
Sleep 3 Signs Baby is Tired, Not Hungry
Learn to distinguish between your baby's cues for hunger and sleepiness. Understand your baby's needs and how to interpret their cues today.
Surviving Sleepless Nights: A Guide For New Parents
Sleep Surviving Sleepless Nights: A Guide For New Parents
Discover the impact of sleep deprivation on mood, thinking, and memory. Learn to survive sleepless nights as a new parent with helpful tips today.
Do Babies Need a Nightlight?
Sleep Do Babies Need a Nightlight?
Find the perfect balance between light and darkness for your baby's peaceful sleep. Read on to learn when and how to use nightlights effectively.
Why Do Babies Like White Noise?
Sleep Why Do Babies Like White Noise?
Discover why babies find white noise soothing and how it can improve their sleep. Learn about the benefits and safe usage of white noise machines
Where Should My Baby Nap During The Day?
Sleep Where Should My Baby Nap During The Day?
Discover the safest daytime napping spots for babies. From bassinets to cribs, find the ideal nap location for your little one's safety and comfort.
How Long Should Babies Nap?
Sleep How Long Should Babies Nap?
Discover the ideal baby nap durations and routines based on your baby's age. Read on for tips to establish a perfect nap schedule for your little one
Should Babies Nap in The Dark?
Sleep Should Babies Nap in The Dark?
Discover the benefits of napping in the dark for your baby's sleep. Get tips on creating the ideal sleep environment
Sleep Is Our Superpower: Mastering the art of parental sleep
Health & Wellness Sleep Is Our Superpower: Mastering the art of parental sleep
Dr. Rebecca Robbins and Dr. Natalie Barnett share tips for protecting and supporting your own sleep as a parent.
Top white noise machines for soothing your baby
Sleep Top white noise machines for soothing your baby
Here’s how white noise helps calm, and where to find the best white noise machine for your child.
Maintaining Baby’s Sleep on the Go: The Best 3 Night Lights for Travel
Registry Maintaining Baby’s Sleep on the Go: The Best 3 Night Lights for Travel
With the right tools, you can learn effective ways to help your baby sleep—and build your parenting confidence while traveling. 
A Complete Guide to the Best Baby Swaddles for New Parents
Registry A Complete Guide to the Best Baby Swaddles for New Parents
With the right technique, swaddling can be an effective way to soothe your baby throughout the legendary fourth trimester. 
How Nanit’s AI supports parents every day
Growth & Milestones How Nanit’s AI supports parents every day
Parents can truly benefit from the extra help of AI tools, which can support your growing family as you learn your baby’s patterns and rhythms.  Here’s how Nanit’s behavioral AI technology can eas...
How to recognize and soothe an overtired baby
Sleep How to recognize and soothe an overtired baby
Discover why babies fight sleep and how you can help soothe an overtired baby. 
white noise for baby
Sleep The soothing power of white noise for your baby
White noise can be an incredibly useful way to create a tranquil environment to relax your baby.
baby sleeping on its back in crib when can babies sleep on their stomachs
Growth & Milestones When can newborns sleep on their stomach safely?
Babies should always be placed on their backs come naptime or bedtime. But once they’ve hit certain milestones, they can begin to explore different sleeping positions.
When can my baby sleep through the night without a feeding?
Growth & Milestones When can my baby sleep through the night without a feeding?
When your baby can start sleeping through the night without a feeding depends on your baby’s needs. There are general guidelines and protocols that can help you understand when your baby is ready f...
Solving bedtime battles tips for parents with toddlers and school aged children
Growth & Milestones Toddler sleep issues: 5 signs and how to handle them
Here are some scientifically-backed techniques that can make bedtime routines with your young child or toddler less challenging, thereby enhancing the quality of sleep for the entire family. 
Daylight Saving survival guide
Sleep Daylight Saving survival guide
While the Daylight Saving time change can be a challenge for some children, we’re here to guide you through adjusting your baby’s sleep schedule for Daylight Saving to make it as easy as possible,...
The 6 month sleep regression: What it is and how to get through it
Growth & Milestones The 6 month sleep regression: What it is and how to get through it
You might have heard your parent-friends grumble about spending weeks slogging through sleepless nights around their baby’s four month birthday, adjusting routines, creating an ideal sleep sanctua...
transition baby to crib
Sleep How To Transition Baby To Crib
As a new parent, you have probably had the lovely daydream of looking down at your tiny bundle of joy in cute pajamas sleeping peacefully in a crib with a smile tugging on your baby’s lips. You mig...
Sleep Disorders and Autism: What You Need to Know
Growth & Milestones Sleep Disorders and Autism: What You Need to Know
April is World Autism Month, and at Nanit, we consider it part of our mission to facilitate better research and improve understanding of autism spectrum disorder (ASD)—more specifically, how ASD im...