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Is sleep training safe?
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Is sleep training safe?

How much sleep are you getting? If you’re like most young parents, the answer is very little. If you are waking night after night to soothe your baby back to sleep, you may be thinking that it’s time to do something about it. You may even be noticing that the lack of sleep is affecting...

How much sleep do we really need?
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How much sleep do we really need?

The amount of sleep an individual needs can vary greatly depending on their phase of life and unique makeup, but generally speaking a healthy adult requires between seven and nine hours of quality sleep per night. Newborns can require up to 17 hours of sleep in a 24 hour period, toddlers between 10 and 14,...

Reset young body clocks for start of school
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Reset young body clocks for start of school

https://www.begadistrictnews.com.au/story/5860867/reset-young-body-clocks-for-start-of-school/ While longer-than-normal sleep ins and a-bit-more-than-usual access to the Playstation has been a wonderful part of the holidays for most children, the looming school term means parents need to think about resetting those little body clocks so they are primed for the start of the school year. Holidays can induce jet-lag-like symptoms in children...

Why Sleep is So Important After the Holiday Season
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Why Sleep is So Important After the Holiday Season

How to reset your body clock and get back into routine after the holidays For many of us, the cost of Christmas is not just measured on our exorbitant credit card statements and expanded waistlines. For many Australians, a few weeks of carefree partying, overseas holidays, impromptu visits, late nights or lazy sleep-ins have also...

7 Steps to Surviving (and sleeping) Summer Nights
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7 Steps to Surviving (and sleeping) Summer Nights

https://krisabbey.com/7-steps-to-surviving-and-sleeping-summer-nights/ Forget the usual markers like the end of the school year, buying sun-screen in bulk and prepping for the festive season. Those long, hot nights when sleep seems impossible are the true marker that Australia’s summer is here. Unless you have air-conditioning or live in a double-brick basement, chances are you’re already feeling the...

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6 ways to get more sleep this summer and still enjoy the party season

With a bit of planning you can still catch enough zzzzzzz… https://www.nowtolove.co.nz/health/body/how-to-get-more-sleep-this-summer-party-season-39828 It’s that time of the year again: last minute deadlines at work, parties with friends, long celebratory lunches and yet another glass of something fizzy because, come on, it’s nearly the holidays.   From early December until the middle of January, life is...

It’s time to talk about the role of sleep and post natal depression
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It’s time to talk about the role of sleep and post natal depression

www.kidspot.com.au/parenting/parenthood/mums/its-time-to-talk-about-the-role-of-sleep-and-post-natal-depression/news-story/fc710c03cf35cc5ec3c758385eefab10 Mum-of-two Raya Du Plooy opens about about her struggle with postnatal depression We all know lack of sleep goes hand in hand with parenthood. Tell someone you’re expecting and after the congratulations and celebrations, comes that common refrain, ‘Enjoy a good night’s sleep while you can!’ But despite all the warnings and knowing looks,...

Put me on your wishlist!
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Put me on your wishlist!

Babyvine has put together a wishlist for families, and guess what – I’m on it! Many tired parents are wishing they could get some more sleep, but they might not know how to ask for it. I’m a great present!   Christmas Wishlist 2018  

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Spring Clean your Sleep

Are you feeling like you’re not yourself if you don’t get sleep? A clean space can lead to a clean sleep. From Catch Up: Is daylight saving affecting your sleep? The simple step you can take to get a good night’s rest. TT Adelaide | Spring Clean your Sleep Catch Up: Is daylight saving affecting...