My baby is waking every two hours – help!

When your baby wakes up every two hours through the night, it is a huge drain for you as a parent.  I think as new mums we accept that night waking will be an issue,…

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Gentle baby sleep training – no cry method

Do you want to sleep train your baby but you want to avoid leaving your baby to cry it out? There is a way to encourage your baby to sleep in their own bed, and…

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EASY baby routine

The EASY baby routine from The Baby Whisperer Tracy Hogg has been by far the best that I’ve come across. I found the Gina Ford routines a little too rigid, and they just didn’t fit…

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When will my baby sleep through the night?

It is the eternal question that 90 per cent of parents have asked at some stage – when will my baby sleep through the night? Although being with your cute little baby is lovely, magical,…

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25 ways to improve baby’s sleep (and your own!)

This time last year I was a complete wreck.  My youngest had been waking frequently – sometimes staying up for hours on end – for nearly 12 months. I was slowly reaching the end of…

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Why I wouldn’t want a night nanny

If you could hand over all responsibility for night feeds to another person, would you do it? The nights with Isabella, my youngest, during her first year were the hardest experience of my life. It…

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Think you know what sleep deprivation is?

I owe everyone who I’ve chatted with, doled out advice to and sympathised with about sleep deprivation recently an apology. I thought I still understood how utterly, utterly crap sleep deprivation is. I thought I…

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10 things no-one tells you about newborn baby sleep

Want to hear the truth about newborn baby sleep? If you’re pregnant, you may want to make sure you’re sitting down. Everyone jokes about the tiring early weeks with a newborn baby, but I don’t…

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How to set your newborn baby’s internal clock

Newborns have no idea about the difference between day and night     It’s 1am. Your baby is wide awake, and so are you. In fact, you haven’t even gone to sleep yet. This is…

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NEWS: Warning over baby sleep aids

Baby sleep positioners have been pulled from the shelves of some UK retailers amid concerns over their safety. A US health regulator said they “can cause suffocation that can lead to death” and have been…

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Sleeping through the night at last?

I am nervous as I finally put this into writing, but at last I think we may have achieved what I thought was impossible – two kids who sleep through the night. Before you poor…

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Bringing up baby: Google is not right, you are

I spent months worrying I was doing everything wrong with my first baby. I would spend far too long huddled over my smartphone as I searched on Google for answers to every teeny niggle I…

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How to stop rocking your baby to sleep

The early weeks with a newborn are all about survival. You do whatever it takes to get them to sleep before they hit their limit. When you miss the sacred “nap window” you end up…

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