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Importance of an infant mental health approach to sleep

Importance of an infant mental health approach to sleep

It’s the age-old question for every sleep deprived parent: what is the best way to get your baby settled and off to sleep? As it is Infant Mental Health Awareness Week, it is a timely reminder of the importance of taking an infant mental health approach to any sleep or settling techniques. 

Transitioning From Two Naps To One

Transitioning From Two Naps To One

Toddlers are usually ready to drop their morning nap at around 15 to 18 months. Transitioning to one nap can be a challenging time for both parents and children. Here are some signs to watch out for and some tips to make the transition easier for all.

Coping with Nightmares and Night Terrors

Coping with Nightmares and Night Terrors

Witnessing your little one having a nightmare or night terror can be quite worrying and distressing. Nightmares and night terrors can often be easily confused, so it is important to understand the differences before offering your child appropriate settling strategies.
Baby Sleep Patterns

Baby Sleep Patterns

It is completely natural for a baby in the first months of life to have variable sleep patterns, which include many sleeps of 2-3 hours and occasional longer ones.