Bake a cake and my baby is awake – do you have a catnapper?Catnapping – is the term referred to when babies sleep for one sleep cycle; often 20-40 minutes in duration. Quite simply you can cook a cake without putting the oven timer on; your baby is the timer!
Experts warn about use of Cardboard Baby boxesFor many years Safe Sleep Space has worked with Australia's leading safe sleeping experts on ensuring these cardboard boxes are not recommended for sleeping babies. Our main concerns is the lack of ventilation. In comparison to the more traditional cots, cradles and bassinets, these boxes generally have higher walls that can restrict air flow.
How to Help Babies and Toddlers Adjust to Daylight SavingsSunday 7th October will mark the start of day light savings (EST) – the beginning of longer days, later nights and warmer weather! The downside for many parents, however, is that for babies and toddlers the changing of times can interfere with their little body clocks and add an extra challenge to bedtimes! Here are some things parents can do to help their baby/toddler adjust more easily to this change.
How to Best Prepare Babies and Toddlers for Sleep at Childcare
Having a baby or toddler commence childcare marks a new stage of family life, one that usually takes quite some adjustment. For most parents, concerns about how their child will settle and sleep for their new caregivers is usually at the top of their list. Here our top five tips to help parents best prepare their children to successfully transition to sleeping at childcare.