8 Common Sleep Mistakes

Getting your baby or toddler into a sleep routine is no mean feat, but while little ones certainly have us jumping through hoops, sometimes parents can actually contribute to the problems. Make sure you’ve got the right approach at bedtime and avoid these 8 common sleep mistakes that new parents make.

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Baby sleep myths debunked

baby sleep myths debunked

When it comes to baby sleep there is one thing you can expect, the unexpected. Sorry to be the bringers of bad news, but every little human is different and as such, they’ll have different sleeping habits… some more challenging that others. Of course, there is always an array of people around to give you advice on how to send your cherub off to Snoozeville, and while some advice might be useful, there’s a lot of misinformation out there too. Here we set the record straight about some of the more common baby sleep myths.

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7 Common Sleep Regressions And How To Prevent Them

sleep regressions

It’s no secret that babies disrupt sleep. Heck, when I was pregnant with Baby Boo I lost count of the amount of people who warned me about the nocturnal horrors of newborns. It’s a good thing too, because for the first six weeks she woke every couple of hours during the night. Fortunately, at eight weeks there was respite when she began sleeping through. I was euphoric. Then, at four months disaster struck, and we had the first of many sleep regressions. Now I live in  fear of the 3am yell that tells me another round of nightly wake ups is on the way. However, this time I’m prepared, because I recently caught up with parent educator, midwife and founder of Baby Senses, Cecile de Scally, to get the lowdown on what causes sleep regressions and how to prevent them. Here’s what she had to say…

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