The Family Sleep Institute provides comprehensive, evidence-based curricula and practical experience to our Child Sleep Consultant Certification Program students so that graduates are best prepared to provide information, strategies, and holistic support regarding child sleep to families with varying parenting styles.

The Period of PURPLE Crying begins at about 2 weeks of age and continues until about 3-4 months of age. It is during this time that some babies can cry a lot and some far less, but they all go through it.

Safe Sleep Environments  USA + Canada

Safe Sleep Environment – what should that look like?

Likely the only time you will leave your baby or young child unattended is while he or she sleeps. The important thing is to make sure children are sleeping where they will be safe. For this, parents and caregivers must be aware of safe sleep practices. Health Canada has produced this guide to provide you with information to keep your child safe during sleep time.

As an FSI graduate, I follow the AAP standards for safe sleep. The APP is an organization of 66,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. ​

Cribs Safety Standards & Recalls USA + Canada  

Cribs, cradles and bassinets must meet current safety regulations. This includes items sold at second-hand stores and online second-hand retailers.