There often seems to be a lot of confusion about what ‘controlled crying’ is (as opposed to ‘crying it out’ and ‘attachment settling’). Here we explain what it actually is, and other parents share their experience of using it.
Q&A: My three month old will only sleep for short bursts during the day, usually about 40 minutes. What can I do to encourage him to sleep longer?
I’m after some advice on sleeping. My 4 month old has previously been a really good sleeper at night until 3 nights ago. He only used to wake two or three times. Tonight he is waking every 2 hours. Dont know why. Anyone else had this?
Q&A: Any tips for colic? just found out my 8 week old daughter has it… Shes been really unsettled all today and only wants to be craddles By me, laying her down on her back seems to unsettle her… Tried panadol worked a little.. But not much. does infacol help soooooo tired!
Q&A: My 5 month old son today discovered that he can roll in his cot. The only problem is he won’t sleep unwrapped.. I went in there after he didn’t fall asleep 5 minutes after putting down to discover him was still wrapped and on his tummy. I then put him in again unwrapped and discovered he had wriggled all the way to the top of his cot lying quite awkwardly. I’ve been trying to have him wrapped with one arm out for a while but it doesn’t work.
If you’re wondering how long to swaddle your baby for, the answer will be different for different babies. It is usually recommended to stop swaddling baby when they start to roll over on their own and are needing their hands/arms to roll themselves back over. Here are some tips to make the move easily.