FAQs

How do I get my child to self-settle? ​The Sleep Associations & Interventions chapter talks you through some of the things our little ones use as an external comfort. I find that a continued dependency on one of these is the most common reason they do not learn to...

The Sleep Training Method

Topics covered in this chapter: Overview of Gradual Extinction – Controlled ComfortingKey PrinciplesThe MethodTwins/MultiplesEarly RisersFinal Pointers This chapter is the key to making sure your little one is getting enough sleep through the night and during...

Day Naps & Signs Of Dropping Naps

Topics to be covered in this chapter: Why Daytime Naps Are So ImportantSigns That Your Little One Needs To Drop A Nap As we have discussed previously, your child will be having one or two naps per day. However, how long they need will only be truly known when they are...

An Ideal Routine

Topics covered in this chapter: Daytime RoutineBedtime Routine Daytime Routine If your little one is still having 2 naps per day, their awake windows will last about 2.5 – 3 hours. This will make more sense as we get into the detail below. ​Wake up  ​I am a...

Preparing Your Infant For Change

Some children are less resistant to change than others and how your child reacts to the sleep training and routine changes will depend on how much you need to invest in preparing them for what’s about to come. Some children respond really quickly to changes in...