To Co-Sleep or NOT, that is the question

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Co-sleeping- some make the choice willingly, others en up doing it out of desperation!One of the most common questions my clients ask is when they need to move their babies out of their room and out of their cots. In a more hushed tone it sometimes follows, as if they’re sharing a dirty little secret: […]

Why Sleep training doesn’t work

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WHY SLEEP TRAINING DOESN’T WORK?   Working in the baby/parenting industry I know that there are many topics that can cause a big debate.  Topics that can get parents talking, engaging and give passionate opinions on.  In the sleep space this is no different and even just the words ‘sleep training’ might send a shiver […]

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Is nutrition influencing your baby’s sleep?

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Baby’s sleep problems are among the biggest challenges that parents face. A common solution offered to mothers are to give baby more milk or food, as a fuller tummy will (surely) lead better sleep patterns. Sleep consultant Jolandi Becker from Good Night Baby offers more insight. As sleep consultants we rarely advise on nutritional problems […]

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Sleep training – the good, the bad and the ugly

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I will often get asked whether I am for or against sleep training (working in the baby and sleep industry this seems to come up quite often). And once again my answer was, as always, I am not for sleep training, I am for sleep. But this time it got me thinking. Is parenting that […]

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Sleep Regression – everything you need to know

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On the top of the list of pregnant couples’ concerns lies their baby’s (and their own) sleep patterns. And this is indeed a cause for concern. Sleep deprivation is a form of torture. Many people feel that they can’t cope without their sleep and don’t know if they can master this part of parenting. And […]

Why all the worry about screen time for toddlers?

Why all the worry about screen time for toddlers?

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We have all been there – you show your 2-year-old a real photograph of someone and they try to “swipe” it across. We all roll around laughing at how funny it is, but this actually indicates a developmental problem in the making. Screen time creates a need for instant gratification in toddlers, whose little brains […]

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Setting the Page for A Good Night’s Sleep

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As moms, we can often feel helpless when it comes to our babies, especially with their sleep.  We look for ways to be able to feel in control and positively change our baby’s sleeping habits.  This is easier said than done and often leads to more excuses than solutions.  Creating the optimal sleep environment can […]