All babies cry sometimes, and all babies have time where they have trouble going to or staying asleep. You might find that your baby has the odd occasion where they won’t go to sleep as easy, or there might be a period of a week or two where they seem to struggle more than usual. Here are the top 9 reasons your baby won’t sleep.
Having an illness that we don’t know about is one of the top fears amongst moms, whether it’s your first baby or you’ve got a brood full already. There is no way a baby can tell us they are unwell, and the fussiness that could indicate and illness could also be teething, tiredness, a growth spurt or the sign of a coming wonder week.
Question: My 4 month old is only sleeping for 45 minutes at a time! Then he’s only up for an hour and half and needs to go back down again. I feel like I’m spending my day putting down and getting up my baby. What can I do to make him sleep longer? Continue reading →
Your once-a-happy-napper starts to fight you at nap time, and now your baby won’t nap.
You put your baby down and think they’re off to nap-land, but 10 to 20 minutes later you hear them crying or babbling away to themselves. Surely they haven’t slept in this time?
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The life of a 5 month old is totally different to just a few short months ago, and just before the 5 month mark, or somewhere between 18-20 babies usually go through a developmental leap, which can cause chaos on routines … and life in general. Continue reading →
The Sleep Sheep plays soothing sounds to help your baby settle and drift off to sleep. It is battery operated, securely attaches to the side of a crib or stroller (great for on the go!) and has 2 timer options.
He’s cute, he’s effective, and he’s recommended by moms all over the world.
How much and how long your baby sleeps is going to depend on your baby and your parenting style. Some babies sleep lots, some not much. Some sleep in big bursts (long sleeps but not a lot of them) and others have short catnaps throughout the day. And some have high sleep needs while others have low sleep needs. The other factor is you. Are you happy to just take the day as it comes or have you layed down a schedule for your baby? Continue reading →