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


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


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

Baby - no more short naps

Baby – no more short naps


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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?


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


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

occasional co-sleeping

Occasional Co-Sleeping: Okay if you Choose It!


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


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

rocking sleeping kids

Rocking older babies to sleep


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


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?


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


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

Sleep regression

Sleep Regression


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?