7 Tips for Getting the Best Sleep While Camping

This summer, we’re all looking for more fresh air and time away from home. There’s no better way to reset than a camping trip, but in order to maximize the R&R, you’ll need a plan to get the best sleep possible. Sleeping in a new place can be tricky enough, but sleeping outdoors can bring strange sounds and experiences that might keep you up more than usual. These tips will help you stay we...

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What is a Hybrid Mattress? | Tuft & Needle

Foam mattresses were all the rage in the industry for the last few years, but now there’s a new buzzword popping up in all the new models rolling out—Hybrid. Just about every mattress brand has a hybrid model available, and it’s for good reason. Foam mattresses are great for most people, but there’s a certain feeling that only an innerspring mattress can give that customers missed. For those sl...

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How to Fix a Slippery Mattress on an Adjustable Frame | Tuft & Needle

Adjustable bed frames are an excellent way to customize your bedtime setup to your exact needs. Whether you want to lounge and binge your favorite Netflix show, or you’re trying to combat snoring or back pain, the benefits are numerous. One thing that tends to get in the way is a slipping-and-sliding mattress that you have to constantly readjust anytime you change the settings. There are a few ...

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Baby Naps 101 | Tuft & Needle

Naps can be one of the most frustrating parts of baby and toddlerhood. They are so important to help get you all through the day, but often they become a huge fight. Understanding how naps work, the best times to get one in, and when to start dropping them from your baby’s schedule are key to avoiding fussy babies and parents. How do I put my baby down for a nap?Let’s start at the basic...

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How Do Sleep Cycles Change? | Tuft & Needle

As we age, our sleep cycles can change pretty drastically. Babies, for example, require sixteen hours of sleep a day, whereas an older adult probably only needs between seven and eight. The way our sleep cycles function help determine when and how much you should sleep—understanding how these cycles shift as you get older can help make sure your body is getting enough rest.How do sleep cycl...

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What Are Sleep Regressions? | Tuft & Needle

Ah, sleep regressions. The ‘He Who Must Not Be Named’ of the baby-sleep world. No one wants to tell a new parent what lies around the corner when they’ve just finally “figured out” their 3.5-month old baby’s sleep. But with a little education, and a lot of grit, the whole house doesn’t have to come crumbling down when your little one hits a regression. What is a sleep regression?If yo...

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Cataplexy | Tuft & Needle

There are a lot of sleep disorders out there that interfere with our night life—but what about sleep disorders that actually rear their ugly heads during the daytime? What is CataplexyCataplexy is a complex medical condition most commonly associated with narcolepsy—an uncommon sleep disorder that affects between 135,000 and 200,000 people in the US. Cataplexy is a sudden loss of muscle tone...

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Why do cats sleep at the foot of the bed?

Every cat parent knows that there is a true hierarchy in the house and cats sit at the top, probably judging you. But when they have thoroughly worn themselves out from their observation of their human roommates, it’s time to curl up and pass out. Cats average about 15 hours of sleep per day, and most of it seems to take place in the least convenient spots possible—for you. For your cat, ther...

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How to Fix a Squeaky Bed | Tuft & Needle

There's nothing worse than losing sleep because every toss and turn is greeted with a loud, somewhat ominous squeak. Will tonight be the night your frame collapses? Is that spring trying to work its way into your skeletal system? No one needs to live this way—let's talk about why your bed is squeaking and what you can do about it.What makes a bed squeak?Time takes its toll on all of us ...

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How Much Do Sleep Studies Cost?

Sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome… there are so many disorders that can impact your sleep at night. You’ve done the hard part and identified that something is preventing you from getting the kind of sleep you need—but now you need to narrow it down. You’re ready to dive in and explore the possibilities—but how much will a sleep study cost you? What king of sleep study do I ne...

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