Sleep Solutions
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Sleep Solutions

Everything You Need To Know About Infant Sleep From Birth Through 1 Year
5.0 (1 rating)
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15 students enrolled
Last updated 6/2014
Price: $45
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn about the science of infant sleep
  • Learn about various sleep enviroments
  • Learn how to reduce the risk of SIDS
  • Learn the pros and cons of swaddling and how to do so safely
  • Learn what to expect at each age and stage of your baby's development
  • Learn about major developmental milestones and how they relate to sleep changes
  • Learn how to establish a solid family routine and bedtime routine
  • Learn how to manage sleep while traveling or on vacation
  • Learn how to manage sleep regressions and uncover the reasons behind them
  • Learn how to manage the changes of day-light savings time
  • Learn how to help your child adjust away from too-early or too-late sleep patterns
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  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • This course does not require any software, materials, or books

There’s no doubt about it, life with a newborn can be exhausting! But it is also one of the most special and precious times. This Pea Pod Sleep Solutions class will give you the information and tools you need to help embrace this wonderful time and get a better nights sleep in the process. You’ll learn:

  • The in’s and out’s of normal infant sleep patterns from birth to 1 year
  • How to promote healthy sleeping habits with your baby
  • How to uncover your baby’s routine
  • When you can expect your baby to sleep through the night
  • How to reduce the risk of SIDS
  • Choosing the appropriate sleeping arrangements for your family
  • And much more…

This class is perfect for anyone who will be helping take care of your little one including parents, grandparents, and other caretakers.

Who is the target audience?
  • Parents
  • Grandparents
  • Caregivers
  • Babysitters
  • Nannies
  • Au Pairs
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 6 Lectures Collapse All 6 Lectures 01:11:27
Sleep Solutions: Everything You Need To Know About Infant Sleep
6 Lectures 01:11:27

Swaddling and Pacifiers

Sleep Training and Sleeping Through The Night

Sleep By Age and Developmental Stage

Managing Teething, Illness, Sleep Regression, Travel, and Day-Light Savings Time
About the Instructor
Alicia Simpson MS, RD, IBCLC, LD
4.8 Average rating
7 Reviews
29 Students
3 Courses
Pediatric & Women's Health Dietitian/Lactation Consultant

Alicia has an unparalleled passion for maternal and pediatric nutrition that led her to found Pea Pod Nutrition and Lactation Support, Inc. in 2013. Her passion for nutrition started early in life as a child growing up in the agricultural town of Fresno, California. There she grew up on fresh, local produce grown in her family’s fruit and vegetable garden and the many gardens and farms nearby. Her parents raised her with an appreciation for health, nutrition and the importance of fueling your body with wholesome foods. Alicia moved from California to Virginia to her “home by the sea” Hampton University to pursue a degree in Marketing. After graduating from Hampton University Alicia entered corporate America as a saleswoman. Although she excelled in her career she felt something was missing. An avid reader since her childhood, Alicia dove head first into any book, article, blog, or scientific journal she could get her hands on that dealt with public health and nutrition. Finally, Alicia decided to make the shift from a corporate sales career to that of public health and nutrition earning her Master’s degree in Nutrition from Georgia State University as well as her second bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from Georgia State University. Alicia has a burning need to answer the “why’s” in life and her question of “why do African American mothers have the lowest rate of breastfeeding in the United States?” fueled the research behind her master’s thesis titled Sociocultural Barriers To Breast Feeding In African American Women With Focused Intervention To Increase Prevalence and spurred her involvement in the field of lactation. Her original thesis research was also the catalyst behind the creation of Pea Pod Nutrition and Lactation Support.

Alicia is active in her community as a volunteer with La Leche League International (Georgia Chapter). She is also the author of 3 bestselling cookbooks. Her most important role is that of mother to her vibrant and energetic daughter.