Face it. Doctors are pretty lame with practical advice on stuff that should come naturally to babies. So here are a few tricks we've picked - none risky, we promise - that might help you get your baby to sleep or back on track sleep-wise. Dads, take charge. This is one area where dads can really add some value. Sadly, it's because we have nothing more to add than just … [Read more...] about Eight Baby and Kid Sleep Tricks Your Doctor Will Never Tell You
For some parents, getting their children to sleep is no problem at all. For others, it invariably involves a major struggle. Here are some easy tips on putting your kids to bed: The first step to ensuring that your children take to their bed without much fuss is to establish a bedtime routine. When children sleep at the same time everyday, their body adapts to the cycle … [Read more...] about Putting Kids to Sleep: Tips for Dads
Looking after twins usually means more work for the parents. It also often presents parents with tricky situations. One of these is putting a pair of twins to bed. Here are tips to help parents of twins cope with this situation: Maintain fixed bed times: Helping your twins sleep at the same time everyday will ensure that they will form good sleeping habits. A fixed bedtime … [Read more...] about Tips on Putting Your Twins to Sleep
Sleep Requirements for Your Child Age Sleep Required During Day* Sleep Required During Night Total Sleep 1 month 7 (3) 8 1/2 15 1/2 3 months 5 (3) 10 15 6 months 3 1/4 (2) … [Read more...] about How Much Sleep Does Your Child Need?
Parents will often describe their child that suffers from nocturnal enuresis (bedwetting) as being a deep sleeper. They will tell stories about how their child will be soaked in the bed without even waking up. If the child is taken to the restroom to pee in the middle of the night she is usually not aware of what is taking place and she does not remember it in the morning. “My … [Read more...] about Bedwetting causes: Sleep disorders