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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Sleeping Dogs Don’t Lie

We designed our dog bed to give your very good boy the very best rest–and the pups in our lives have really taken to it. The pups of Instagram have taken to it, too, and we're sharing some of our favorite doggos today. Let's be honest, the world needs some cute dog content now.Fern | @chasingdenisseWillo | @willothecorgiBear | @goodboybearZiggy | @hommeboys...

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When to Start Sleep Training

Ah, sleep training. Perhaps one of the most researched parenting topics, and yet, the information you carefully processed before your bundle of joy arrived disappears when you're rolling into your third month of constant sleep deprivation.It might seem weird that you have to teach a baby to sleep, if you haven't spent much time with one. Yes, that fresh newborn sleeps on your chest for twen...

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How to Sleep When Everything is Weird

In case your social media feeds, news apps, and coworkers haven’t reminded you in a few minutes—things are weird right now. What the world is experiencing is unprecedented, and in the face of uncertainty there’s one thing that’s almost guaranteed to suffer: your sleep. It can feel impossible to shut your brain off at night. Or balance your nighttime sleep with your depression naps. Or get bac...

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We Asked Our Remote Team Members How to Survive Working From Home

A lot of us are rolling into our second or third week working from home full time and we’re learning what does and doesn’t work for us day by day. At first it was kind of fun—laughing at custom Zoom backgrounds, rolling straight out of bed to Monday morning stand ups, cracking into a White Claw as you wrap your last call—and not a moment before, of course. We’ve lost track of where our pant...

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Why You Shouldn’t Use Our Products For Work

It’s Monday morning, and my alarm is going off. And by my alarm, I mean my seven month old babbling to herself over a baby monitor. A week and a half ago, I would have been up, showered, and halfway into my 50-mile commute (I know, but hey, I get to listen to so many podcasts!) by the time she starts coming to, and my husband gets her up for the day and off to daycare. But things have changed q...

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How to Sanitize Tuft & Needle Products

Look. We’re watching the news just like you are, and we know there’s a lot of anxiety and fear out there. We figured now was as good a time as any to refresh our customers (and ourselves!) on some housekeeping tips for your bedding. The CDC and WHO both recommend keeping your environment as clean as possible, and to frequently disinfect any commonly used areas, but what’s the best way to handle...

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5 New Year’s Restolutions to make in 2020

2020 feels like it should be your biggest year ever, right? Something about a fresh decade feels more significant. So why not commit to 5 simple habits for better sleep to kick 2020 off with a snooze?1. Set a bedtime.We know, it sounds juvenile, but your mom knew best after all. Studies show that creating regular sleep patterns not only help you get better sleep, but can also lowe...

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Holiday Gift Guide 2019

Well, well, well, if it isn’t that time of year again already. And by “that time of year,” we mean anytime after July, since apparently that’s when the holidays start now. We’re not sure how it happened but since we’re here, we figured we’d make things a tad easier this year by doing your holiday gifting for you. No need to thank us, just enjoy being everyone’s favorite giver this season. ...

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How to Wash a Down Comforter

Caring for a down duvet can seem like a lot of maintenance if you haven’t owned one before, but with a few simple tips and tricks, keeping your comforter clean is actually pretty easy.Before you chuck your expensive down duvet into the washer and dryer, check the care instructions on the tag. Some duvets require dry cleaning, but feather duvets can often be washed as long as you pay attention...

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Should You Sleep with Ear Plugs In? What Ear Plugs Are Best?

Cars rushing by late at night, that surprise flight path your AirBnB forgot to mention, the neighbors have a new baby… there are plenty of things that can keep you up at night, but what can you do to drown out the noise?Disrupted sleep can cause all sorts of issues throughout the night and impact your sleep well beyond causing us to feel tired in the morning, so it makes sense that we want to...

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