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Sleep regressions. What you need to know

Baby Sleep Consultant

Sleep regressions seem to be talked about a lot in parent circles and it seems like almost every age has one. As a mum of 3 I fully understand the frustration of finally getting your little one sleeping well and then BOOM all of a sudden you are back to multiple night wake ups again. […]

Will starting preschool effect my child’s sleep?

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Starting day care or preschool offers numerous benefits for children but it can also be fraught with anxiety for parents for many reason. How they will adjust, will they settle in ok and of course how is it going to impact sleep? One of the most significant hurdles children face when starting day care or […]

False Starts at Bedtime: Why do they keep happening?

Fales starts

Just put your baby down only for them to wake up again 40 minutes later? Many parents of young babies know this frustration all too well. So what’s going on and why does it keep happening? What is a false start at bedtime? A false start at bedtime is a wake-up that occurs shortly after […]

Full feeding in babies: WHY AND HOW TO DO IT.

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When I work with families and their babies are over 8 weeks old, I always encourage full feeding. For smaller babies cluster feeding is absolutely normal but, as they get older full feeds are important for a couple of different reasons. Let’s dive into it! First and foremost full feeding, whether through breastfeeding or bottle […]

Jet Lag in Children

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Jet lag for adults and children can be really hard and it’s also where sleep associations start to creep in. In order to help our children through this, the key for us as parents is to prevent them getting overtired and help them to regulate their body’s natural circadian rhythm again. For this melatonin is […]

Top tips on toddler bedtime battles

Top tips on toddler bedtime battles | Toddler Sleep Tips | Toddler Sleep Consultant

Toddlers! If you are having toddler bedtime battles you are not alone! It is totally normal for toddlers to want to be in control and push boundaries. It is actually a really important part of their cognitive development. So how do we as parents navigate this without going mad? Here are my top four tips […]

Should twins sleep together?

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One of the questions I get asked a lot is where is the best place for twins to sleep. Should they be in the same cot and should they be in the same room as each other? Well that’s bit of a loaded question and depends on a number for factors. The priority, as with […]

On the go naps. Let’s do this!

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Getting out and about when you have children is key to maintaining sanity! But this is easier said than done. I have three children so know this all to well. Here are some of my best tips to get you out and about and hopefully you can avoid some of the mistakes I have made […]

Is sleep deprivation and suffering part of being a parent?

Baby Sleep Consultant

This week something profound struck me and I wanted to share my thoughts with you. I was chatting with a friend and she was telling me about her sister who has a one month old baby. She is really struggling with being a new mum and in particular with the lack of sleep. My friend […]

When I how should I wean night feeding?

Baby Sleep Consultant

I get asked this question a lot. Firstly if your child’s six months or older, gaining weight as expected, and your doctor says you’re okay to end night time feeds, then go ahead and give it a shot. But this is easier said than done! Why does your baby continue to wake up at night […]