Category Archives: Babies, Children and Sleep

How Sleep Habits Affect Your Teen’s Anxiety Levels

Anxiety can be caused by a lot of factors. It can be caused by genetics, traumatic events and even stress. Anxiety is something that is common with teenagers. If it is left unabated it could develop into serious complications and … Continue reading

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How to understand your teen’s sleep needs.

Help! My Teen Sleeps All Day! It’s a cry that goes up from the parents of teens everywhere.  Getting teens out of bed in the morning seems like the hardest and most frustrating job in the world. However there are … Continue reading

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Choosing a Mattress and Bedding for Babies and Children.

This is another topic on which there’s a lot of information for parents.  Here we hope to boil it down to the essential parts so that you don’t have to wade through a lot of conflicting advice. We’re going to … Continue reading

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The Many Benefits of Bunk Beds

Using bunk beds has many advantages that many people don’t think about. One of the main benefits is that they can save a lot of space. If you have a lot of children or live with lots of other family … Continue reading

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How Can I Help My Child With Bedwetting?

Bedwetting can be frustrating for children and parents.  The key is to know when it’s not a problem and a natural part of being a child, and when to talk to your doctor.  In this article we’ll look at what’s … Continue reading

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Helping Baby Sleep with the Ferber Method.

The Ferber method for helping babies ‘learn’ how to sleep has been a controversial one.  Some parents saying it’s worked wonders for them (it can work in a few days to a week) and others saying it’s unkind to children … Continue reading

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Where Should My Baby Sleep?

A lot has been written about where your baby or child should sleep.  Expert opinion is often divided which can make life very confusing for a new parent. However it is universally agreed that babies should sleep on their backs.  … Continue reading

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Sleep and Your Toddler.

In our article on 1 year olds and sleepwe looked at what might be preventing your baby from sleeping and in turn from letting you sleep well.  In this article we’re going to look at sleep needs as your little … Continue reading

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Sleep and Your Pre-Schooler.

Children aged 3-5 years typically need to sleep for about 11-15 hours in every 24.  Most of this is during the night but a nap in the day isn’t uncommon.  Most over-5s don’t need a nap during the day. Common … Continue reading

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Sleep and Your Baby.

Babies need to learn a night and daytime routine.  They learn it from their carers – you – as their needs vary with their stage of development. This article looks at sleep and the baby aged 1 month – 11 … Continue reading

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