Is your newborn sleeping for long stretches during the day and awake for hours on end in the middle of the night? Many newborns confuse day and night. Find out how to turn this situation around.
Have you ever wondered why your child wakes at almost exactly the same time during the night regardless of what time he went to sleep? It can begin to feel like he has a little alarm clock in his brain that wakes him up at the same time each night. This is actually not that far from the truth!
Sleep training is without exception the most hotly debate of all baby care practices. Some claim it’s a cruel means of controlling babies’ sleep. Others believe it helps babies and parents to sleep better. Find out what sleep training means and what’s involved.
Having your baby sleep snuggled up next to you in your bed certainly sounds like a lovely sleeping arrangement. There are benefits to co-sleeping, but there are also risks. If you're considering sharing your bed with your baby, it's important to be aware of the risk factors and how to reduce them.
Sleep, like food, is a basic human need. The distress babies experience due to lack of sleep varies in intensity according to the level of sleep debt. Read more about the reasons babies become overtired and how they behave when overtired.