Baby Sleep

Nap Skipping

Nap Skipping Chronicles: Unveiling the Impact and Strategies from the Parenting Frontlines

I recently did some work with https://wishidknown.co/. A community created for parents to understand their parenting journey. The founders say that in this space “everyone’s wisdom and experience is valued equally, without the loudest voices diluting others. Insights are much more representative than what you would get asking a small group of people”.Each week they

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Solutions for using a dummy

Some helpful suggestions if you are using a soother/dummy/binkie

Discussing using a soother often evokes strong views, for and against. As a sleep practitioner, I support anything that feels helpful and supportive for your young baby, and I would rarely be black and white about any practices that parents undertake with the aim of nurturing their baby and their experiences. Some research indicates that

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Cot Conundrums: Unraveling the Challenges of Daytime Naps for Your Little Ones

It is undeniable that helping your child to achieve day time sleep can be a real challenge for some parents. There are so many force factors that contribute to your child’s sleep responsiveness typically represented in many different ways. Some parents may report that they just cannot get their child to take a nap-that they

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Transforming Toddler Sleep: Proven Strategies for Better Nights and Brighter Mornings

Your toddler’s sleep will have been through many changes since they were first born. Certainly, from this age onwards, developmentally there is more capacity than ever, to initiate consolidated, uninterrupted sleep. However, it can be quite typical for parents to report that this dynamic is elusive, but that does not mean that better, more restful

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When to seek professional help with your child’s sleep

There are many resources available to parents who are seeking to improve their child’s sleep. These range from popular parenting books, online courses, the internet, social media, alongside peers and conventional wisdom, to name but a few.  There are several schools of thought as well, ranging from bed-sharing to solitary sleep, cry-strategies, responsive solutions, waiting it

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