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Baby falls asleep breastfeeding

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

Frequent night waking and feeding to sleep Once your baby is over 4 months and he falls asleep breastfeeding at bedtime you are likely to experience frequent night waking. It's all to do with the...

Longterm demand feeding may be doing harm

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Feeding schedules and demand feeding Demand feeding has become an overused and misinterpreted phrase. Formula-fed babies are rarely demand fed. It’s mainly breast-fed babies. Whilst this is a good thing in the early months, to...

The 4 month sleep regression is real

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Sleep regression The 4-month sleep regression derails babies, starting off a spiral of sleep deprivation. I’m taking you right back to my Health Visitor training in England. Parents are taught at 2-8 weeks postnatal, how to help their...

Toddlers and giving up bottles in the night

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A typical toddler sleep training problem At 6-months I'd helped the parents take away the dummy causing Mila to wake every 30-60 minutes at night.Now with developmental changes and the ability to ask for extra...

Toddler problems pre sleep training

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Singapore A family came over from Singapore for my help with their little boy, Joshua sleep. Unfortunately he contracted tonsillitis so we were unable to do the sleep training. Joshua is now 15 months old, He...

Baby stuck in sitting in cot & won't settle to sleep

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Baby stuck sitting up and won't lay down This blog idea came from a bedtime visit of baby whispering to 8 month Tilly who had got stuck in sitting in her cot. A breech baby...

How to Say No without Saying NO!

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Toddlers Most parents find the word "No" creeps into their vocabulary very quickly once their toddler starts boundary testing. This is most likely around 14 -18 months. A toddler is designed to test and your...

Your Baby or Toddler Is Waking Early & Can't Get Back To Sleep Again

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Babies and young children have difficulty regulating their own body temperature. They can lose body heat up to 4 times as fast as an adult. This leaves them vulnerable to even the slightest change in...

5 ways to achieve awesome fine motor skills in the under 5's

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Electronic devices and screen time Screen time is part of modern-day unescapable reality. Parents are well aware of the detrimental effects of screen time and the impact on young developing minds. With the brains of...

The Unsolicited Advice Every New Parent Will Hear

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It will get better One of the big things I hear mums told is, "It gets better at 3 months."This then moves onto 4 months, 5 months, 6 months etc. You get the picture? We’re...