Tips For Coping With Bedtime When Clocks Change

Tips For Coping With Bedtime When Clocks Change

This year (2022), the clocks go forward 1 hour at 1am on the Sunday 27th March. Even though the clocks only change by one hour, this can really upset a baby’s circadian rhythm (the internal process that regulates our sleep-wake cycle) leading to possible bedtime...
Growth Spurts – What To Expect

Growth Spurts – What To Expect

During their first 12 months, babies grow rapidly in the form of growth spurts – quick, intense periods of growth. It can appear to happen pretty much overnight – one day they fit just fine into that new outfit, the following day – they’ve no...
How Much Daytime Should My Baby Have?

How Much Daytime Should My Baby Have?

The first thing to make clear is that your baby will have their own pattern of sleeping and chances are, it won’t be the same as any other baby you know so please don’t compare! Some babies love a good long sleep, others sleep in short bursts, some sleep through the...
Dropping Night Feeds

Dropping Night Feeds

Ahh night feeds…a magical time for you and your little one to bond. But, it sure takes its toll and I don’t blame you if you’re wondering if now could be the time to drop night feeding. Between 3 and 6 months of age, your baby will need 1-2 feeds a night –...
Creating The Perfect Baby Bedroom Environment

Creating The Perfect Baby Bedroom Environment

Following on from last week’s blog post about creating a smooth transition from basket to cot, this week we’re looking at how to create the perfect bedroom environment for your little one. If you’re a regular visitor to my blog, or you follow me on social media,...
How to Move Your Baby from Moses Basket to Cot

How to Move Your Baby from Moses Basket to Cot

Official guidelines recommend a baby sleeps in a separate Moses basket or bassinet in the same room as its parents for the first six months at least to reduce the risk of SIDs.  But, by this time your baby will have grown considerably, and may even be growing out of...
How To Drop A Nap

How To Drop A Nap

You’ve done your research, cracked your baby’s age appropriate routine and all of a sudden your little one is either refusing to nap, taking forever to go to bed, waking in the night or early in the morning.  Firstly, let me reassure you that future disruptions in...
How To Spot Night Terrors in Babies and Toddlers

How To Spot Night Terrors in Babies and Toddlers

Night terrors are very different from nightmares. Most children experience nightmares every now and then but night terrors are pretty rare. In fact, only 3% – 6% of children experience night terrors and they usually happen between the ages of 3 and 12 years....
The Benefits of a Baby Bedtime Routine

The Benefits of a Baby Bedtime Routine

Whether you realise it or not, we all have a bedtime routine. Getting into your pjs, brushing your teeth, reading a book, etc all form part of our bedtime routine.  But, it is important to create a positive and consistent bedtime routine for your baby too. This should...
Baby Sleep Training | The TRUTH

Baby Sleep Training | The TRUTH

With life becoming more and more hectic, parents often find themselves battling through the minefield that is parenthood on their own, with few people to turn to for support. So, what do you do when you feel like there is nowhere to go? Do you give sleep training a...
Baby Sleep: Getting Back to Normality

Baby Sleep: Getting Back to Normality

The last 12 months or so has been anything but normal. For many of us, our routines will have gone out of the window; trying to juggle working from home, home schooling, dealing with being furloughed (or even being out of work), having more family members in the home...
Why Your Baby Will Never Sleep Through The Night

Why Your Baby Will Never Sleep Through The Night

Here’s Why Your Child Will Never Sleep Through the Night How many times have you wanted to punch somebody in the face when they ask “is your baby sleeping through the night”!?? We’re fixated with the idea that babies and young children should sleep through...

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