BABY SLEEP

Find articles to help you and your baby both get the sleep you need!

co-sleeping or own cot or bassinet

The ultimate guide to where baby sleeps best

Where your baby sleeps best is a hot topic in the wide, judgemental, world of parenting; whether that's in her own ...
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calm baby with music

Babies lulled by what they hear in the womb

While it was once thought that babies were born ‘blank canvases’ with no knowledge or memory, research tells us otherwise ...
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golden sleep habit rules

The three golden rules of baby sleep

Sleep, baby, sleep You can support your baby to develop healthy sleep habits in three key steps, as author Rowena ...
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settling baby to sleep

The sane mother’s guide to baby sleep

Baby sleep is definitely one of the major obsessions for new parents. If settled babies = sane mothers, then there ...
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sleep training cry it out

Cry it out approach to baby sleep

The phrase 'cry it out' is the most well known sleep-training tactic, but is often misunderstood.  Those that follow this ...
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How to wrap or swaddle

How to wrap your baby

Some babies adore sleeping in a firm wrap or swaddle because it reminds them of the womb. It is also ...
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sleep apnoea

Sleep apnoea in babies and children

New parents all know that moment; watching your angel sleeping in her crib so soundly, you begin to wonder if ...
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Newborn baby sleep

Newborn baby sleep

One of the biggest and most stressed about developments throughout baby’s first year is how your baby is sleeping. Every baby ...
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sleep training baby

Training your baby to sleep

An important part of establishing healthy sleep habits is making sure your baby can fall asleep on his own after ...
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Clever ways to get baby to sleep

Clever ways to get baby to sleep

Can you really get baby to sleep in under a minute using a tissue? Or a hairdryer? Discover some of ...
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Best baby sleep advice

Best baby sleep advice

Get baby sleep advice that will help keep your baby safe and teach your sleeping baby good bedtime routines and ...
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baby sleep

Top tips for settling your baby to sleep

Watch for signs of tiredness, don't keep your baby up longer than she wants. In the very early days, encourage ...
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The ins and outs of baby sleep advice

The ins and outs of baby sleep advice

From front, to side, to back, baby sleep advice can seem like it's going around in circles. Here's where we ...
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Baby sleep patterns

Baby sleep patterns

Discover your baby's sleep patterns. Find out how much sleep your baby needs and how to teach your sleeping baby ...
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The con of controlled crying

The con of controlled crying

Is controlled crying effective, or just cruel? Can controlled crying cause your baby long-term damage? Kidspot New Zealand ...
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Signs of tiredness

Signs of tiredness

Learn how to recognise the signs that your baby is tired so you can get them to bed before they ...
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Sleep time activity

Sleep time activity

Trying to get your baby to sleep can be hard at times, but there are ways to try and make ...
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Hands on settling 0 to 3 months

Hands on settling 0 to 3 months

For babies aged newborn to 3 months, you can get your baby to sleep using a settling technique called 'hands-on ...
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Patting technique

Patting technique

Putting your hands on your baby and patting her in a gentle rhythm may help her settle to sleep. Follow ...
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Good sleeping patterns activity

Good sleeping patterns activity

Getting your baby to sleep in a calm environment will help develop good sleeping patterns and sleep time will be ...
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