When Little Bug was eight months old, I kept a sleep diary for a week, so that I could show it to my health visitor. I’ve included a bad night and a good night from the week’s diary. THE BAD NIGHT Morning nap for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Afternoon nap for 20 minutes. Bedtime…… Continue reading Sleep diary of an eight month old
Every book and website that I’ve read about babies’ sleep has said that getting a good amount of sleep during the day is key to better sleep at night. Get the napping sorted and the night time sleep will naturally fall into place – that seems to be the consensus. When Little Bug got to…… Continue reading The importance of naps (but why I don’t get stressed about them anymore)
When Little Bug was a newborn, I would often look at my phone while I was feeding him at night. Mostly I was looking at information on breastfeeding; trying to figure out how to stop it being painful. I needed to stay awake then to make sure I was feeding correctly, it was all so…… Continue reading Addicted to the little white screen
I am a mother to one, Little Bug, and this is my blog about sleep. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
By co-sleeping, I mean sharing a bed with my baby. Some people call this bed sharing. Deciding to co-sleep is a very personal decision. You have to decide whether co-sleeping is right for you and your baby and whether you can co-sleep as safely as possible. These are some of the things that have helped…… Continue reading How we co-sleep
Ever since Little Bug was born, I have had these self created target dates in my mind when his sleep would settle down. When the date came and went with no improvement, I created a new one and pinned my hopes on that. Six weeks – my baby book said they start to sleep more…… Continue reading When will my baby’s sleeping improve?
When Little Bug was four months old, I was feeling a little lost about his sleeping. I had expected my baby to wake up a lot as a newborn, but the books and some of my friends said that things would start to settle down once Little Bug got to three months. They didn’t. Not…… Continue reading Worst sleeper ever?