Tips for Sleeping Well in Hot Weather

by Mar De Carlo, founder of the International Parenting & Health Institute Struggling to Sleep in Hot Weather? Here’s How to Improve Your Rest Hot weather can make it hard to sleep well due to various physiological and environmental factors. Our bodies follow a natural circadian rhythm, which helps regulate sleep-wake cycles and body temperature. […]

Improve Your Sleep Without Supplements

by Mar De Carlo, founder of the International Parenting & Health Institute Improving sleep without supplements involves adopting healthy sleep habits and creating a conducive sleep environment. Here are six effective strategies to help you fall asleep and stay asleep, along with explanations of their benefits: Sunlight Exposure in the Morning: Getting sunlight first thing […]

These Berries Can Improve and Support Your Sleep

by Mar De Carlo Several berries are known for their potential sleep promoting properties due to their rich antioxidant content, anti-inflammatory effects, and other beneficial compounds. Some of the best berries for promoting better sleep include: Cherries: Cherries, particularly tart cherries, have gained attention for their potential sleep-promoting properties. They are naturally rich in melatonin, […]

The most optimal sleep position during pregnancy

by Mar De Carlo The most optimal sleep position during pregnancy is side sleeping, specifically on the left side and with the knees bent. Although sleeping on the right side is considered safe for short intervals, sleeping on the left side helps enhance blood circulation to the placenta and the fetus. This position allows the […]

Child Sleep Requirements for School Aged Children

by Mar De Carlo The amount of sleep needed for school-aged children can vary based on their age. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine provides the following general guidelines for recommended sleep durations: Preschoolers (3-5 years old): 10-13 hours per day School-age children (6-12 years old): 9-12 hours per day Teenagers (13-18 years old): 8-10 […]

How To Use Pacifiers Optimally for Child Sleep

by Mar De Carlo Pacifiers, also known as soothers or dummies, can be a helpful tool for soothing babies and promoting better sleep. Here are some tips on using pacifiers properly during sleep optimization for babies: Introduce the Pacifier at the Right Time: Wait until breastfeeding is well established before introducing a pacifier to avoid […]

The Optimal Humidity Level for Sleep

by Mar De Carlo The optimal humidity level for sleeping is between 30% and 50%, however some studies recommend that the ideal humidity to promote optimal sleep falls between 40% and 50% and should never exceed 60%. Humidity can influence sleep comfort and quality in several ways. Excessively high humidity can create a muggy and […]

The startup costs for a sleep consulting business

The startup costs for a sleep consulting business can vary based on factors such as the scale of your operation, your location, and the services you plan to offer. Here are some potential startup costs to consider: Education and Certification: If you’re not already a certified sleep consultant, you may need to invest in education […]

What To Do When Your Child Wakes Up At Night?

by Mar De Carlo Child waking up at night? Here’s a vital key that often goes unnoticed : There is so much advice about what to do when a child wakes up at night. Often the advice is child centered focused. The most popular responses are to let the child cry in order to learn […]

Three, Four, Six Sleep Chronotypes? Which Is It?

by Mar De Carlo What are sleep chronotypes? Sleep chronotypes refer to individual variations in the timing of one’s natural sleep-wake cycle. They describe when a person feels most alert and awake during the day and when they are most inclined to sleep. Chronotypes are often used to categorize people into different “types” based on […]