To reduce the incidence of SIDS and fatal sleeping accidents in Australia, SIDS and Kids educates the public in safe sleeping practices for babies. Here are their guidelines.
As your child gets older, you’ll find their sleep needs change. From their time as a newborn, through to toddlerhood and beyond, children need good sleep to help them develop and stay healthy.
Babies aged four to six months sleep an average of 14 hours a day, which drops to 10 hours by the age of nine years, a snapshot of children's sleep patterns has revealed.
As a new parent, you’re sleep deprived, exhausted and confused. The pressure is on to train your baby to sleep. However, your own intuition can be trusted when it comes to your baby’s cries and sleep.
Most of us probably sing to our babies to soothe them, or to help them sleep. But a new story shows that it's doing other good things for them, too.
Parents are being urged to carry out safe co-sleeping practices following the deaths of 14 babies under a year old in the ACT over the past decade.
"Is your baby sleeping through?" It's a well-intended question that can leave you feeling like a guilty failure. Here's why shouldn't take it to heart.
We all want our babies to sleep… because when they sleep so do we. How do you know which method is right for you and your baby?
Sharing a bed with an infant carries a five-fold increase in the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), a new study reveals.
A coroner has warned mothers of the dangers of sleeping with their babies after a woman broke down while telling a Sydney inquest how she woke to find her nine-day-old girl dead in her arms.
Babies younger than four months old have very different sleep needs than older babies.
If there's one thing every new mum wants, it's an extra hour of sleep! If you're feeling deprived of shut-eye, these tips may help to ensure a better night's sleep for you and your baby.
There is so much conflicting advice and ‘rules’ about infant sleep that undermine mothers’ natural intuition and common sense.