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Part 4: When It's Time to Consult a Doctor

What is difference between Mom-somnia and actual insomnia? Plus, Dr. Harris explains other sleep disorders that are commonly experienced by Moms, like Restless Leg Syndrome and Sleep Apnea.
Dr. Shelby Harris
Dr. Shelby Harris


Dr. Shelby Harris is in private practice in White Plains, NY where she specializes in the use of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for anxiety and depression. She is board certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine (BSM) by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and treats a wide variety of sleep disorders (insomnia, nightmares, circadian rhythm disorders, narcolepsy, apnea treatment noncompliance) using evidence-based non-pharmacological treatments. Before going into private practice, Dr. Harris was the longstanding director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program at the Sleep-Wake Disorders Center at Montefiore Medical Center.
Chapter 1

The Mom Sleep Fix