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Which Sleep-Training Method Is Best For You? safe sleep sleep success Jan 11, 2021

As your baby approaches the four-to-six-month-old mark, you’re exhausted and overwhelmed. You probably can’t remember what a good night’s sleep feels like. In fact, you’d likely do just about anything if it meant you and your baby would sleep through the night. I know...

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4 Strategies for a More Restful, Less Stressful Nap Time safe sleep Dec 21, 2020
With a new baby comes a new sleep schedule, which can be one of the hardest adjustments to make when your bundle of joy arrives.

Fussy babies make sleepy parents. And that’s not good for anyone. Establishing a daytime nap routine can be a lifesaver for exhausted parents, but it’s more...

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What’s the Deal with the Four-Month Sleep Regression? safe sleep sleep success Dec 09, 2020

No, you aren’t imagining it. The 4-month sleep regression is real. The good news is that it’s normal and temporary.

I often talk to parents about this stage in the baby’s life, because they are usually exhausted and confused about what to do next. If you’re in the same...

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How to Decide Where Your Baby Will Sleep safe sleep sleep success Dec 02, 2020

Cribs. Bassinets. And inclined sleepers! Oh my! With so many different sleeping options for your newborn, it can be hard to decide which one is the safest. After all, you may be tempted to go with the piece of furniture that has all the bells and whistles. (I’m looking at you, Snoo!) But,...

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About Me

My name is Dr. Phil Boucher. I'm a husband, father of five young children, and board-certified pediatrician in Lincoln, Nebraska. I help parents balance their priorities, keep things in perspective, and feel confident in all stages of their parenting journey.

There's no one-size-fits-all solution to parenting, but if there's one thing all parents can agree on, it's that parenting isn't easy. But no matter the ups and downs, all you need is a little empowerment to become the present and productive parents your children need you to be.

I’d like to share my experiences, knowledge, and expertise with you so you can worry less and enjoy parenthood more. You already have most of what you need, but I can give you the quick tips, confidence, and reassurance that you can do this.

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