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.
I should imagine that if I had opened the door that day to anyone other than this woman, I would have been embarrassed at the way I looked.
During the first 12 months of life, your baby's brain grows rapidly, and getting enough restful sleep is vital for assisting this growth.
Parents have been warned about the dangers of letting babies sleep in bouncers and swings following the death of a three-month-old girl.
A UK coroner has warned of the dangers of a bedside cot after the death of a newborn baby who choked to death this month.
There is so much pressure about having a baby who sleeps 'all night' , it's no wonder you worry about your baby if she wakes in the night.
Don't get me started on rescuing your arm from under that baby.
A onesie which keeps track of a baby's temperature, heartbeat and breathing patterns is promising to help new mums and dads sleep easier.
Controlled-crying techniques may help some babies sleep through the night, but for many exhausted new parents, it's just a recipe for more tears all round.
I had been warned.
If your family needs to go to sleep school, go with them. You are part of that family and you are part of the solution.
Babies are champion learners - and also champion nappers. And those two facts are probably related.