Category: Baby

Can you sleep train babies under four months?
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Can you sleep train babies under four months?

No-cry coach Cheryl Fingleson explains how to shape sleep habits from birth. Is sleep training possible with a four month old baby? Cheryl says no, we don’t sleep train babies that young – but there is another option that’s even better. It’s called ‘sleep shaping’.  It’s the question on the lips of almost every parent...

How to sleep snugly and soundly
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How to sleep snugly and soundly

Cheryl the Sleep Coach shares her best advice to getting a good night’s sleep. Last week I visited The Weekend Wakeup to talk about how to sleep snugly and soundly now that winter is approaching. Access the podcast here: Cheryl Fingleson at The Weekend Wakeup 6PR: How to sleep snugly and soundly https://www.6pr.com.au/podcast/how-to-sleep-snugly-and-soundly/

Your baby’s perfect sleep window
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Your baby’s perfect sleep window

The sleep window is that perfect window of time in which a baby is ready for sleep, and will calmly and happily go to sleep. It’s so important that you read your baby’s sleep signs and don’t miss their window – otherwise you can be sure nap times (and even night times) won’t go to...

Timing is everything!
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Timing is everything!

Find out how long your baby should be sleeping for by following this easy sleep time reference guide. Here are some wake time formulas to help guide you… 0 to 1 month Wake time = Duration of the last sleep time, up to 40 minutes max. Newborns are usually awake for the length of time...

Tips for the sleep deprived mums – Practical Parenting
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Tips for the sleep deprived mums – Practical Parenting

Do you feel exhausted from waking up throughout the night, just to replace your little one’s dummy? Is your child unable to self-settle and needs your assistance and comfort? Do you allow your child to sleep in your bed? This may sound familiar to you, however, being a mother is a good enough reason for...

Can Flexibility Be a Bad Thing
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Can Flexibility Be a Bad Thing

One of the key elements in ensuring a happy, healthy sleep routine for you and your baby/toddler is a little flexibility (we all know how life can throw a spanner in the works after all!)  – but could too much flexibility be a bad thing? Babies and toddlers thrive on sleep routine, it offers them...