Tag Archives: baby won’t sleep

The Real Reasons Why You Cannot Teach Babies to Self Soothe to Sleep

The mainstay of almost all baby sleep training is the idea of teaching ‘self soothing’ or ‘self settling’. This approach believes that if babies are put down ‘drowsy but awake’ and parents do not rush in to feed or rock when they wake, that the baby will learn to settle back to sleep without parental input. Continue reading

Posted in Babies, Mothering, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

VLOG: Is Feeding Your Baby to Sleep a Bad Habit?

It seems that ‘sleep trainers’ everywhere are fixed upon scaring parents away from feeding to sleep and feeding in the night. It’s commonly considered a poor sleep association, a bad habit or problematic. In this video I discuss this issue and tell you the truth! Continue reading

Posted in Babies, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

An Important Letter to All Parents-To-Be

There is one thing you may not have thought about though. I know this because I’ve worked with thousands of parents like you. I was you once. Please take my advice and spend some time in your pregnancy to read up on the norms of infant sleep. Continue reading

Posted in Babies, Birth, Mothering, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Ten Reasons to Not Sleep Train Your Baby

Are friends, relatives and professionals telling you that you should sleep train your baby? Warning you of dire consequences if you don’t? Are you considering sleep training because you are exhausted and desperate for a little more sleep? Here are ten … Continue reading

Posted in Babies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

How Long Should Babies and Toddlers Sleep For? (Infographic)

The following infographic provides a realistic look at baby, toddler and preschooler sleep. Including average night waking, need for night feeds, sleep regression and average amount and timings of naps. Continue reading

Posted in Babies, Preschoolers, Toddlers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

One simple way to improve your baby or child’s sleep today!

Did you know that millions of parents around the world are making one very simple, but huge, mistake that is potentially inhibiting their child’s sleep (no matter their age) and contributing to difficult bedtimes and frequent night waking. This mistake … Continue reading

Posted in Babies, Toddlers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

The Gentle Sleep Book – Gentle Sleep Training Solutions from Birth to Five

Many parents really have no idea about the norms of infant and child sleep, through absolutely no fault of their own. Much of the advice parents are given, from those they trust (health visitors, doctors, family members, friends and childcare workers) is wrong. Continue reading

Posted in Babies, Preschoolers, Toddlers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Gentle Sleep Book – 13-24 month (1-2 year) old toddler sleep Q&As.

On the first Wednesday of every month I run a free Sleep Q&A session on my Facebook Page for ‘The Gentle Sleep Book’. I often find that the questions that are asked are repeated quite frequently and there tend to be … Continue reading

Posted in Toddlers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

The Gentle Sleep Book – 7-12 month old baby sleep Q&As.

On the first Wednesday of every month I run a free Sleep Q&A session on my Facebook Page for ‘The Gentle Sleep Book’. I often find that the questions that are asked are repeated quite frequently and there tend to be … Continue reading

Posted in Babies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

The Gentle Sleep Book – 0-6 month old baby sleep Q&As.

On the first Wednesday of every month I run a free Sleep Q&A session on my Facebook Page for ‘The Gentle Sleep Book’. I often find that the questions that are asked are repeated quite frequently and there tend to … Continue reading

Posted in Babies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments