Recommended Products

I recommend the following products, used in conjunction with the tips in my Gentle Sleep Book, to improve baby and toddler sleep without sleep training. The products listed below provide gentle sleep solutions, reassurance and calming for your baby, toddler and preschooler. From aromatherapy to music to lighting; this list summarises my top product choices.

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Lumie Bedbug Bedroom Light and Nightlight

A multi-purpose bedtime light: Can be used while getting ready for bed and reading stories and left on overnight as a nightlight. Featuring low blue light, so non-inhibiting without having to use a red light in the room. Also features a sunset option which gradually darkens the room after bedtime.

Available HERE 

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amir

Aromatherapy Diffuser/Red Night Light Combination

Use with a relaxing, child safe aromatherapy oil such as lavender or roman chamomile to condition your child to a sleep scent.  Also great to raise the humidity level if you use central heating or air conditioning in the bedroom. The light (set to RED ONLY) is also great as a night light.

Available HERE.

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vava

VAVA Nightlight

A great little portable low blue light level (otherwise known as ‘non red red light’) nightlight for children of all ages, with a rechargeable base.

Available HERE

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Battery Operated Candles

Use in place of mains lighting in the bathroom at night.

Available HERE.

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aura

Colour Changing Light Bulb (Set on RED Only).

To use in the evening to prevent the sleep negating effects of blue light.

n.b: select only the RED setting.

Available HERE

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Battery Operated Red LED fairy lights

To use in a lockable Kilner jar as a portable red light.

Available HERE

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Small Plug-In Red Nightlight

To use in the hallway or nursery to prevent melatonin inhibition from normal light. Set on RED only!

Available HERE

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Lavender Essential Oil

A soothing and relaxing scent. Use diluted in carrier oil for massage or a couple of drops in a diffuser fan to gently scent the room ready for sleep.

Available HERE.

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Tisserand Sleep Vaporising Oil Blend

100% soothing essential oil blend for aromatherapy vaporisers. Includes:

Soothing organic mandarin oil.
Tranquil organic lavender oil.
Serene organic ylang-ylang oil.

Available HERE

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bla

Multi-Sensory Blanket Comforter

For older babies and toddlers to use in place of a traditional comfort object.

Available HERE.

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Gentle Sleep Music for Babies

For 0-2yrs. To calm and comfort your baby and to help them to lengthen their sleep.

To use – pick one track only and play on repeat (do not play the whole album) from the start of the bedtime routine (or nap) until morning.

Recommendation of age suitability:

Tracks 1 & 2 – birth to 3 months

Tracks 3, 4, 5 & 6 – 4 months to adulthood.

Available to download on Amazon  iTunes and Google Play 

Also available to stream from Spotify Premium

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Gentle Sleep Relaxation for Children

For 2-12 years. Featuring a blend of alpha music, white noise and calming words inspired by Mindfulness Meditation. This recording was composed with the aim of helping children relax and drift off to sleep more easily (ie not designed for night waking, use the Gentle Sleep Music for Babies if this is your issue, regardless of the age of your child).

Available to download from Amazon and iTunes and Google Play

Also available to stream from Spotify Premium

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Goodnight Moon

A beautiful rhythmic, rhyming bedtime story book from Margaret Wise Brown.

Available HERE

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Sleep Little Angel

A beautiful rhythmic story book, just perfect for bedtime, by Margaret Wise Brown.

Available HERE

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Nursies When the Sun Shines

A lovely book to gently introduce the idea of nightweaning to toddlers.

Available HERE.

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Magnesium Oil

This one is suitable for children as well as adults. This is a sensitive version which reduces stinging/tingling.

Available HERE

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aoil

DHA Oil

Recent research has shown that omega 3 supplementation can improve sleep in children. This is a good brand for babies and children free of added nasties.

Available HERE

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Probiotics

A must have for any baby born via C-Section, who has received antibiotics. Restoring the gut flora can aid sleep and reduce fussy/colicky/reflux type symptoms. This one is also dairy free.

Available HERE

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Sleeping Bag with Foot Holes

Keeping your child’s feet uncovered can help them to regulate their temperature at night. The specific leg sections here also allow for mobility, which many older babies and toddlers prefer to normal sleeping bags (no more tangled ‘baby burrito’!).

Available HERE

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Worry Eater

Help your child to release worries before bed. Write out their worries, pop it in the worry eater’s mouth and the worry eater will eat the worry overnight (aka: mum and dad take it out and throw it away!).

Available HERE