Self-Settling – Why It’s Not the Holy Grail of Baby Sleep

Do you hop into bed, close your eyes and fall asleep easily? Or does your busy brain take a while to switch off as you think about all the things you need to do tomorrow? Do you need a certain environment or …

Breastfeeding – Does your baby really need night feeds?

It’s dark and still. The world is sleeping. At least, the world of people without babies is asleep. Your baby is awake, snuggled at your breast, slurping the good stuff. Mostly, night time breastfeeds feel precious and beautiful. You know in your …

What every sleep-deprived mother really needs to know

Sleep deprivation is a bitch! And if you dare complain how exhausted and crappy you are feeling, you are sure to get the same old answer: “you need to do ‘sleep training.’ You know in your heart, your baby is going through …

Sweet Dreams – Pinky’s tips to help your newborn to sleep

Just like us, babies are individuals –and this goes for sleep requirements too. It may help (or not, if you are suffering from sleep deprivation) to realise that in most infant sleep studies, ‘all night’ is defined as five hours. If you …

The myth of baby sleep regressions – what’s really happening to your baby’s sleep?

The 4 month sleep regression, the 12 month sleep regression, the 18 month sleep regression – what is happening? Of course, any time your baby’s sleep suddenly seems to go pear shaped , you wonder what am I doing wrong? Having a …