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Is sleep really affected by developmental stages?

Is sleep really affected by developmental stages?

Developmental stages can absolutely cause trouble with sleep. Let’s start with newborn sleep. Newborns spend about 50% of their time in R.E.M (dream) sleep and 50% in deep sleep. During R.E.M. sleep your little one will make memories, process the information gained... Read more
Making the move from cot to bed

Making the move from cot to bed

Moving your little one to a big bed is a big deal and can be a big event in all your lives. I find that when it comes to making the transition from a cot to a ‘big bed’, there are two questions that parents tend to ask: the first is ‘when’, and the second is ‘how’.... Read more
The four month sleep regression and how to survive it

The four month sleep regression and how to survive it

If your little one is approaching four months, you may be nervously awaiting the dreaded ‘Four Month Sleep Regression’. Perhaps it’s already kicked in and you’re desperate to know why and what you can do about it. The four stages of sleep To help you understand a... Read more
How to deal with early morning wakings

How to deal with early morning wakings

So you have managed to get your little one to sleep through the night, but his day starts at 5am – what now? Whilst 6am might not be our preferred time of day to be woken up, it’s probably the earliest we would consider ‘morning’. If your little one is waking before... Read more
Tips for dealing with daylight savings time

Tips for dealing with daylight savings time

Daylight savings time is coming up soon. Most parents don’t mind it so much in the autumn, especially if they have slightly older children who sleep a little later. If you have an early riser, you don’t have to change much either, as the clocks will do that for you.... Read more
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