Sweet sleep

The dos and don'ts of baby sleep. Think unbroken nights are a thing of the past now you're a mum? Think again - our top tips will help ensure peaceful nights all round

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Sweet sleep

Think unbroken nights are a thing of the past now you’re a mum? Think again – our top tips will help ensure peaceful nights all round.

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Do

Play with her

If you keep your baby entertained with toys, new places and faces, and she gets plenty of fresh air, there’ll be lots of information to process – just what a good night’s sleep is for!

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Do

Feed her

A well-fed baby stays asleep longer, so make sure she has enough milk in the day and give her a full feed before you put her down.

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Don’t

Let her nap too much

They say never wake a sleeping baby, but if your baby isn’t sleeping at night and is regularly taking long naps during the day, you should gently wake her after two or three hours.

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Do

Establish a calming bedtime routine

A warm bath followed by a gentle massage, if your baby enjoys them, and a story, means your little one should be super-drowsy and ready to drop off.

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