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Children don’t come with a manual. Learn how Batelle has helped thousands of families with articles on sleep training, parenthood, case studies, and more.
Can changing seasons impact sleep quality?

Changes in daylight can affect the length and timing of sleep.  Understanding the biological mechanisms that impact sleep during season…

Inadequate sleep and its epigenetic effects

Lifestyle changes, like sleep deprivation, can affect how our children’s genes are expressed and negatively impact health. Biomedical research is…

Are my child’s sleep issues normal?

Every parent is concerned for the health and well-being of their child, and many struggle with deciding whether or not…

How to pay for sleep training with your HSA

Adequate, restful sleep is paramount to good health, and for infants and children, sleep is critical for proper development.  Health…

Chronic lack of sleep may affect your child’s mental health

Beyond the immediate frustrations caused for to both parent and child, lack of sleep poses a major problem to a…

What does accreditation really mean in an unregulated industry?

The sleep training industry has a long way to go. It’s full of murky claims, there are often no public-facing…

How can sleep deprivation affect your relationship?

Sleep deprivation is a well-known side effect of bringing up children, particularly for new parents. We explore what effects this…

The rise of family-focused benefits in the workplace

With the increase in employee churn and focus on employee well-being, we explore the rise of family-planning benefits in the…

Why does Batelle offer 6 years of sleep support?

Batelle is unique in its offering of support with sleep struggles until a child’s 6th birthday, completely included. This is…

My family tried Taking Cara Babies. This is what I learned.

A mother of two speaks on her family’s experience with sleep deprivation and working on improving their sleep with Taking…

Making sleep a company problem is the best way to retain female talent

Batelle’s Chief Operating Officer, Gigi Brett, explains how solving parental sleep deprivation for working mothers can have outsized effects on…

“I feel like it’s the opposite of ‘Cry-It-Out’”

Hayes fell ill leading to a cycle of co-sleeping. Once he recovered, this reliance seemed to prevent a smooth transition…

“Batelle helped us know how to respond to our baby.”

Andrea and Nate were skeptical about the Batelle Babies program but decided to give it a go to help Ian…

“Cry-It-Out methods made me feel sick”

After trying ‘Cry-It-Out’ unsuccessfully, Jamie was looking for a gentle method to support her son and his sensory processing disorder….

“We could tell the program was so child-centered”

Brianna’s daughter, Naomi, had been a good sleeper for her first year or so but major sleep issues began developing…

“I was convinced my baby would be the one Batelle couldn’t help”

Tamera believed that her son’s sleep problems could not be solved by Batelle, and was initially skeptical about the service….

“We had a very, very difficult challenge ahead of us”

Rhône’s parents Megan and Chris had tried it all. Ferber, “Cry-It-Out”, Taking Cara Babies, you name it. Rhône would bang his…

“We were waking up every hour”

When Cole joined Batelle, he was waking up every ~60 minutes and wanting to be constantly held and bounced back…

“Every night was a hostage negotiation”

Bedtime was a struggle for both Erica and her husband, taking up to 2 hours per night to get her…

“I really didn’t believe that Batelle would work for us”

Uma and Kana were both just over one year old when they joined Sleep School. Their moms, Misty and Cathy,…

“Quint now has a great relationship with sleep”

Quint was 6 months old when he joined Sleep School. His mum would have to rock or feed him to…

“It took Noah 45-60 minutes to fall asleep each night”

Noah, an adventurous four-year-old, used to take up to an hour to get to sleep and was in the habit…

“He was waking up every two hours for four months straight”

How was Declan’s sleep before you found Batelle? Declan was an excellent sleeper until he was two months old. He…

“I was beginning to feel depressed and desperate”

Taylor enrolled Remy first when she was 9 months old. Neither mom nor daughter were getting enough sleep, and Taylor…

“A perfect little toddler – until bedtime”

At two-and-a-half years old, Luna was a perfect little toddler – until it came to bedtime. She would wake up…

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