5 Reasons Your Child Woke Last Night

5 Reasons Your Baby Woke Last Night: 1. Too late of a bedtime:An age-appropriate bedtime is key when it comes to having your child sleep through the night. When a child is overtired, their body responds by secreting cortisol which acts like a mild form of adrenaline, making it difficult for them to fall asleep.…

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Night Feeds – Hunger or Habit?

Night Feeds – Hunger or Habit? Often when parents come to me their babies are still feeding through the night and they are not sure if their baby is hungry or if it is more of a habit. Here are some signs to look out for that you may be able to drop an overnight…

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The Bedtime Routine

The Bedtime Routine: A consistent bedtime routine is so important for your baby or child, to help them to unwind and become relaxed and ready for sleep. Consistency is key when it comes to all things sleep, and the bedtime routine is no different. Introducing a calm bedtime routine is key if your child finds…

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Navigating the 4-month Sleep Regression

There are lots of things you can do to ensure you come out the other side of this regression and future proof sleep during this time. As with everything, all babies are different. Therefore, this sleep regression will have more of an impact on some babies and less of an impact on others. What is…

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Moving to the Big Bed

Moving to The Big Bed: Some factors to consider when you are transitioning your toddler from the cot to the bed: Age – I recommend keeping your toddler in the cot for as long as possible, and until at least 2 and a half years of age, unless it becomes a safety hazard. My twins…

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What to do When Your Child is Sick?

What to do When Your Child is Sick? It is possible to create new habits/associations during a period of sickness – particularly if your child is sick for a long period of time. Here are some tips to help keep things on track as much as possible: Consistency: Try to keep things as consistent as…

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