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Newborn Baby Sleep

Newborn Baby Sleep

Ever heard the phrase ‘sleep like a baby’ and then wonder why parents say they are tired and not sleeping?! Well this is because newborn baby sleep is deep and it often takes young babies a very short time to go from awake to sleeping. However, due to having a really...

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How do I get my baby to sleep through fireworks?

How do I get my baby to sleep through fireworks?

Fireworks night is a favourite in our household. Getting wrapped up and going out into the chilly night for some toffee apples and hot chocolate! However, it’s not just pets that are impacted by fireworks. Sometimes our little ones can be frightened by the loud bangs...

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Will the clocks going back affect my baby?

Will the clocks going back affect my baby?

So the clocks are going back by 1 hour in the UK and Ireland at 2am on 30th October 2022. Apart from meaning that Halloween is the next day, Fireworks Night is a week later and Christmas is fast approaching, what does that mean for you? Well it might have used to mean...

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Back to basics sleep tips for all parents

Back to basics sleep tips for all parents

Back to Basics - Baby sleep tips. Everyone has their own 'helpful' tips on how you should get your baby to sleep. And some of them are so complicated or involve the latest expensive gadgets. Don't get me wrong, I've been a victim to it myself! But sometimes all...

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Why is my baby waking for hours during the night?

Why is my baby waking for hours during the night?

Is your baby waking for a long period in the night? Are they generally quite content and not in distress initially? This is something often referred to as a ‘split night’. But why does your child have these split nights and what can you do to help them not sleeping at...

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Wake Windows vs Sleep Cues

Wake Windows vs Sleep Cues

If you go online and look at any literature around sleep for babies, you will repeatedly hear the phrase “wake windows”. But what are wake windows? How do they help my baby sleep? Does it mean that I have to put my baby down to sleep at regimented times each day? My...

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When to drop a nap

When to drop a nap

‘When should my baby drop a nap?’ and ‘how do we handle nap transitions?’ are questions that every parent ask themselves.  It can be a minefield for parents as there is so much information out there and it’s easy to compare your little one to their peers. ...

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Sleep & Starting Nursery

Sleep & Starting Nursery

One of the things parents and caregivers worry about is how their little one will sleep when they start nursery or you introduce childcare at home and someone new is going to take over the sleep process. This is a concern for both parents of little ones that sleep...

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Transitioning your baby to their own room

Transitioning your baby to their own room

Moving your baby into their own room can be a huge step for both baby and parents. Actually, it’s often a bigger emotional step for parents with little ones often taking it in their stride. With that in mind make sure YOU are ready for the move.  Safe sleep...

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4 Month ‘Sleep Regression’

4 Month ‘Sleep Regression’

The 4 month ‘sleep regression’ is one of the top things I get asked about in my weekly Q&A. It often comes at a time when your baby has just started to settle into a natural routine after their 3 months of newborn baby sleep, and can go longer stretches at night...

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How long does my baby need to sleep for?

How long does my baby need to sleep for?

When you first start telling everyone you are pregnant, immediately after the hugs and congratulations, come the jokes about the impending lack of sleep. Every parent knows that sleep loss is part of having a child. But the question is ‘how much sleep should your...

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