Sleep Environment

Travel and Sleep

Whether you are traveling away from home by a little or a long distance, inevitably being out of routine and away from your creature comforts can create some degree of apprehension and insecurity—and consequently, sleep may regress temporarily. To minimize the disruption on sleep and...

Optimising the sleep environment

Light, noise, sound, temperature, smells and toxins can impact on a child’s ability to sleep well. The optimal environment may be influenced by the age and sensitivity of your child e.g. babies under 12 months may require additional bedding layers as they are unable to...

BABY WON’T SLEEP? HERE’S 30 REASONS WHY….

Sleep is the among the most talked about, and contentious of topics for mums to be, new parents, and even the most experienced of parents. What most of us have in common, is that we are not getting enough, we worry that our children are not getting enough,...

Hump Day Q&A – Transitioning from rocking, feeding, patting or holding to sleep to self settling

This week's question comes from Lauren who asks:  "I have a 9 month old (8 months corrected) who still needs to be held/rocked or fed to sleep. Any ideas or tips on how to gently transition him to self settling? "   Additional links: http://sleepplaylove.co/breaking-feedrockpat-sleep-cycle/ http://sleepplaylove.co/getting-routine/ http://sleepplaylove.co/product/ready-to-go-sleep-plan/ http://sleepplaylove.co/when-can-my-baby-self-settle/ Pantley's Gentle Removal Plan Instructions...

Hump Day Q&A – Catnapping

This week's question is from Sam, who asks: "Is it normal for an 8 week old to sleep only short naps throughout the day? Around 30-1 hour?" For further info, please refer to my following articles: http://sleepplaylove.co/solutions-catnapping-baby/ http://sleepplaylove.co/getting-routine/ http://sleepplaylove.co/sleep-requirements-age/ http://sleepplaylove.co/teething-symptoms-solutions/ http://sleepplaylove.co/salvage-sleep-clutches-teething-illness-leaps/...

Confessions of a Sleep Consultant: The Jett Diaries; FIVE MONTHS

For young babies, symptoms of developmental leaps, teething, and illness (and their affect on sleep) can be frustratingly similar, blurring the boundaries of which point each one begin, and where they end. Often confusion sets for us as parents, and how we *should* respond to them at these...

Sleep tips for your baby 0-3 months

My very first video! A very brief summary of a few common issues parents experience in the first three months: 1. Catnapping 2. Day and night confusion 3. Requiring a lot of intervention from mum/dad to get to sleep and/or stay asleep And a few things we can do to: 1. Keep...