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Baby Sleep Consultant – Comprehensive Guide to Baby + Toddler Naps

Baby Sleep Consultant – Comprehensive Guide to Baby + Toddler Nap Baby Sleep Consultant – Comprehensive Guide to Baby + Toddler Nap Adelaide Baby Sleep Consultant  takes us through her best nap ideas. As parents, we know we need them – and we’re fairly sure our children do too, although they sometimes [...]

Breaking the feeding through the night association

Breaking the feeding through the night association Breaking the feeding to sleep association Your baby is born neurologically very immature, they don’t know the difference between night and day, and thus round the clock feeding and napping without any decent blocks of night sleep is pretty normal and to be expected. It's [...]

The official word on sleeping through the night

The official word on sleeping through the night The official word on sleeping through the night I would hazard a guess that most parents have lost track of how many times they’ve been asked if their child is sleeping through the night. It’s considered the holy grail of sleep, and it’s plain [...]

COLIC – sorting the myths and misconceptions, while learning to cope

COLIC – sorting the myths and misconceptions, while learning to cope COLIC – sorting the myths and misconceptions, while learning to cope Colic… We’ve all heard about it; many of us have researched it, and some of us will have second guessed whether our child has it. Of those, some will actually [...]

A little night owl makes the switch

A little night owl makes the switch For Waikato-based mum Annette and her husband, day-to-day life was intense with two littlies. Their son, Kaleb, and daughter, Carly, were just 13 months apart, and they were right in the thick of the baby and early toddler stages. “I had been following Baby Sleep Consultant [...]

Teething and Sleep – what does the science have to say?

Teething - your babies sleep, and everything you need to know about teething. One of the things that never ceases to amaze me is the number of opinions that get paraded as facts when it comes to parenting. Sure, so much of the rollercoaster of parenting is about intuition and following our gut [...]

Toddler techniques get Lincoln back on track – just in time!

Two and a half year old Lincoln had generally been a pretty good sleeper; he thrived on routine and his mum, Tash, was good at sticking to one. However, partway through Tash’s second pregnancy, Lincoln’s sleep regressed. Tired and feeling sick, Tash reached for quick fixes to soothe Lincoln and get him back to [...]

13 months of rocking was enough for this family

Restless little angel Like his namesake, Gabriel was a little angel. Except, that is, when it came to nap time. At 13 months old, his parents expected that he would already be settled into a regular routine of long naps and nighttime sleeps. But he hadn’t learnt to self-soothe at all, and his parents were [...]