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...
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...
When to ask for help with your child’s sleep

When to ask for help with your child’s sleep

It doesn’t matter how many children you have; nothing can prepare you for the sleep deprivation when your little one arrives. The effects of sleep deprivation can be very harsh on both parents and children alike and that’s why it’s so important that sleepless nights...
If I sleep train, will I still be able to breastfeed?

If I sleep train, will I still be able to breastfeed?

During initial enquiries and consultations, this may be the most common question I get asked and the short answer is yes, you can still breastfeed whilst sleep training. Many parents think that breastfed babies sleep worse than bottle-fed babies, but this is actually...
The importance of friendship when raising a child

The importance of friendship when raising a child

There’s no doubt that having children is a truly magical time in your life, but it also turns your world upside down. One thing you may have found when becoming a parent is that you slowly shift away from some of friends, especially those who don’t have children...