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.
After the your baby has reached the nine month milestone there is generally no reason for them to be waking in the night for a feed. Or waking during the night for any reason for that matter! Lots of parents still report that their infants are not sleeping through the night at this stage however. Continue reading →
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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A sleep school is a place where you can take your baby to get help with either overnight sleep, naps, or both. Sleep school is often the last resort for a really tired mom who has tried everything else and doesn’t know where to go next.
Contrary to popular opinion, a sleep school is not a place where you take your baby and let them ‘cry it out’ until they sleep. And while a lot of schools do use ‘cry it out’ and controlled crying methods, a lot do not. Continue reading →