Baby Sleep

Baby and sleep – these are not two words that always go well together. Here we have expert tips on baby sleep and also have community tips from parents who have been in your shoes.

Gentle sleep techniques, controlled crying, sleep aids, how much sleep does my child need? We have tips and answers on all these sleep questions and more

Steps to a better night's sleep

Steps to a better night’s sleep

14.08.2016  

Is bedtime a battle? Work through these simple steps to a better night’s sleep.

Repetition and association – the key to a good night’s sleep

Repetition and association – the key to a good night’s sleep

14.06.2016  

Need advice on how to get more zzzzz’s. Read on.

Baby - no more short naps

Baby – no more short naps

03.04.2016  

Expert tips to reduce the incidence of short nap times for baby.

10 month old wakes every few hours

10 month old wakes every few hours

21.03.2016  

10 month old wakes every few hours – parents share their experience with baby waking regularly to help mum know she is not alone in her sleep deprivation

Awake times: tips to avoid an overtired baby

Baby awake times: avoid an overtired baby

17.01.2016  

Baby awake times are an overlooked, but crucial component of establishing positive sleep habits. Find expert guidance on suitable awake times for babies of different ages.

baby wont sleep

Baby Wont Sleep – 5 things to consider

16.01.2016  

Baby wont sleep. Tips from a sleep consultant to help assist your baby to seelp

6 month old baby sleep

Restless 6 month old sleep

05.12.2015  

My 6 month old baby is a wriggler and wakes himself up at night by hitting his head on the cot rails. Any suggestions to solve this apart from cot bumpers?

baby sleeping in arms

Baby Sleeping In Arms

26.11.2015  

Q&A: My little boy is almost 5 months old. He has never really liked napping during the day but it was easy to rock him to sleep. This past week he falls asleep quite easily in my arms but screams the second I put him down in his cot. As soon as I pick him up he resettles in my arms. We go through this five or six times until he eventually falls into a deep sleep and I can put him down into the cot. Has anyone experienced this with their little one? Is it just a phase?

babies room temperature

Babies room temperature

22.11.2015  

Q&A: What is the recommendation for a babies room temperature to sleep at night and with what kind of pyjamas, sleeping bag, blankets, etc?

baby wakes when dummy falls out

Baby Wakes When Dummy Falls Out

13.11.2015  

Q&A: My daughter is 6 months old and wakes up 3-4 times a night because her dummy falls out and I have to go put it back in. Has anyone had this problem and what did you do?

stop breastfeeding to sleep

How to stop breastfeeding to sleep

18.09.2015  

Q&A: I am currently bf my 11 month to sleep and looking to stop. What methods have worked for u

How to put baby to sleep without rocking

How to put baby to sleep without rocking

16.09.2015  

Q&A: My 8 month old bf baby has always been fed on demand, fed or rocked to sleep and settled back to sleep on the boob at night. He used to Sleep through the night but since about 5 months he’s progressively waking more and more ( up to 4 times through the night). I need help with how to put him to sleep without rocking.

How to teach baby to self settle

Teach baby to self settle

15.09.2015  

Q&A: my 3.5 month old always needs to be rocked to sleep, will suck constantly on his thumb, boob or fingers but refuses a dummy. Would like tips on how to teach baby to self settle as he gets so restless if we don’t help him to sleep.

Night terrors in Baby

30.08.2015  

Q&A: Has anyone experienced night terrors or nightmares with their baby? I’m not sure if that is what is keeping my 10 month old awake at night. He has been waking up crying every hour. I have watched him cry in his sleep and then sit up still crying.

creating positive sleep associations

Creating Positive Sleep Associations

17.08.2015  

Sleep Consultant Tips On Creating Positive Sleep Associations. Sleep associations can be positive or negative, here are some tips to creating positive associations and helping your baby sleep.

Sleeping newborn baby

Day Night Confusion in Baby Sleep

22.07.2015  

Day night confusion in babies. Expert tips to help rectify the day/night confusion and get baby into a regular pattern.

How to Get Baby to Sleep Longer in Pram

How to Get Baby to Sleep Longer in a Pram

21.07.2015  

Community Tips: How to Get Baby to Sleep Longer in their Pram. Parents share their best tips to get baby sleeping longer than 30 minutes

How to get a baby to sleep

07.07.2015  

Community Tips: Parents answer the question ‘how do you get your baby to sleep?’ Tips on sleep routines to follow and other techniques to help baby sleep

moving toddler from cot to bed

Transitioning Your Child’s Sleep Spaces

02.07.2015  

Messing with your child’s sleep routine is right up there with the list of activities we dread most. Some parents may even prefer to have a tooth pulled than interfere …

4 month old sleep regression

The 4 Month Sleep Regression

30.06.2015  

Expert Tips: Sleep consultant, Jade, talks about the 4 month sleep regression. She discusses what it is, why it happens and how to manage the sleep changes.

Dropping a Day Sleep

16.06.2015  

Q&A: Just wondering how other mums knew their baby was ready for less sleep during the day? I am thinking of going from 3 to 2 sleeps with my 9 month old, but not sure how I will know when/if to try.

which baby sleep book

HELP! Which Baby Sleep Book Is For Me?

09.06.2015  

Review: Which baby sleep book will suit me and my family? We have a round up of books which use gentle techniques and those using controlled crying

Sleep training books and apps

07.06.2015  

Q&A: Any good apps or books for sleep training?

occasional co-sleeping

Occasional Co-Sleeping: Okay if you Choose It!

23.04.2015  

Should you co-sleep? Is co-sleeping okay? Co-sleeping is often a topic for debate. There are the camps absolutely pro co-sleeping and then the polarised opposite who say absolutely no way. …

self settling babies

Self Settling Babies

26.03.2015  

Q&A: Just wondering if any mums have any self settling tips for babies

rocking sleeping kids

Rocking older babies to sleep

19.03.2015  

Q&A: For those parents who have rocked their babies to sleep, how has it worked in the later months, 6 and over?

white noise babies sleep

White noise for babies

03.02.2015  

Q&A: I’d like some suggestions on using white noise to aid sleep. Any recommendations on what to buy/use? Also, is the noise supposed to be on all night and every nap time?

help to get baby to sleep

Can I stop my 8 month old rolling in their sleep?

12.12.2014  

Lately I’ve been waking up to find that my 8mo has rolled over in her sleep and is face down in her cot, I flip her back over on her back but as soon as I do she wakes up, I was wondering if there was anything I can do to stop this from happening?

how-to-remove-a-dummy-cold-turkey

How to remove a dummy cold turkey

23.10.2014  

Advice from our parenting community on how to remove a dummy cold turkey

Sleep regression

Sleep Regression

11.08.2014  

Question: At what age/s did your child have a sleep regression? How long did it take to resolve, and what did you do to fix it?

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