Parenting and Sleep

Whether you’re a new parent or extending the family, getting a good night’s sleep can be a challenge when you have a little one to look after. Read our articles to find out how both parents and children can enjoy a restful sleep.

Top Ten Sleep Tips For New Parents

Top Ten Sleep Tips For New Parents

The arrival of a new baby is an exciting time for new parents, but it can also be tough on sleep routines. Adjusting to new demands on your time can be exhausting, but getting the sleep you need is just as challenging. By the time your baby is three months old, they...

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Teaching Your Child to Self-Soothe

Teaching Your Child to Self-Soothe

Everyone has brief wakeful periods during the night between moments of deep sleep. While most adults aren’t aware of waking, because they wake for less than three minutes, a young baby who wakes up won’t know how to go back to sleep. Therefore, when they’re awake,...

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Postnatal Depression and Sleep

Postnatal Depression and Sleep

Having a baby is an exciting time, but it can also be emotional as it’s a huge change to your life – especially if this is your first baby. While new mothers can be happy, tired, emotional, and even tearful, it’s thought that 14% of new mothers suffer from Postnatal...

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Shedding a Light on Nightmares

Shedding a Light on Nightmares

Nobody likes them, but we’ve all had them. Nightmares that we can’t seem to wake up from and, when we do, we don’t want to go back to sleep. Nightmares can occur in older children and adolescents, but are extremely common in younger children, especially during the...

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Sleeping Stages of Childhood

Sleeping Stages of Childhood

Just as everyone has different favourite foods, TV shows, films, and style, every child starts with a different natural sleeping pattern. This can be a challenge to adjust to, especially for new parents who are discovering their child’s sleep pattern for the first...

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Create A Daily Schedule

Create A Daily Schedule

Children don’t need to know how to tell the time to learn a daily schedule. A daily schedule helps to set their internal body clock, encouraging sleep at the same time each day so that they – and you – can get a good night’s sleep. From as early as six to eight weeks,...

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Coping with Sleep Deprivation as A New Parent

Coping with Sleep Deprivation as A New Parent

If you’re a parent, you don’t need to be told that you need some more sleep. Sleepless nights and tired eyes are a stamp of parenthood – and forgetting where you’ve put your car keys is a long-standing tradition. A good night’s sleep is the obvious remedy – but this...

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