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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8 Things Pediatricians Wish New Mums Knew

As a new mum you’re bound to have lots of questions about your newborn. Why does he cry so much? Is it normal for him to have green poop? How much sleep is too much? The list is endless. To put your minds at rest, we sat down with Dr. Mascha Lindemann-Sayed, specialist pediatrician at HealthBay Polyclinic. Here she shares the things pediatricians wish new mums knew.

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7 Common Sleep Regressions And How To Prevent Them

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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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