Category Archives: Sleep

Ways to Wind ’em Down

As your little one gets older, you’ll find that they are far more susceptible to their environment with regards to falling asleep. Your baby, who previously couldn’t resist sleep when tired, has now transformed into a sleep-avoiding expert! There are … Continue reading

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Ways to Make Night-Times Easier

There’s no getting away from it; when you welcome a baby into the world, you kiss goodbye to your lovely long 8 hour stretches of uninterrupted sleep every night. It’s hard to imagine, before you have a baby, quite what … Continue reading

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Crying it Out — Dangerous for Mums and Babies

‘Training’ a baby to sleep via leaving them to cry is, for some reason, considered a perfectly legitimate parenting technique. However, more and more evidence is coming to light to prove that it is damaging to a baby’s health, and … Continue reading

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Baby Sleep — What’s Normal

Sleep — it’s the one thing (other than the contents of our baby’s diapers, of course) that we, as parents, are obsessed with. Probably because we don’t often get enough of it! “Are they sleeping through the night?” is likely … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Co-Sleeping

The definition of co-sleeping is this — sharing a sleeping space with your baby. Co-sleeping can therefore include having your baby in a cot in your room, or in a moses basket/bassinette next to your bed. It also includes the … Continue reading

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Safe Co-Sleeping

Following on from my post about the benefits, I thought it was best to make a post about how to safely practice co-sleeping with your baby. Although co-sleeping is defined as sharing sleeping-space with your child, in this article the … Continue reading

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Sleep Regressions

There are many reasons a baby or toddler may wake in the night. The obvious culprits of hunger and teething pain are just the tip of the iceberg. One cause of seemingly unexplained periods of nightwaking is sleep regressions. They … Continue reading

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Creating a Bedtime Routine

It is widely accepted that a bedtime routine is a positive thing for a child of any age, from infancy through to preschool and beyond. Sleep problems can often be solved with the implication of a calming bedtime routine, and … Continue reading

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