Settling & routines articles
Feed and sleep patterns: newborns and babies
Feed and sleep patterns: newborns and babies
How many feeds do newborns and babies need each day? And how much sleep? This video explains typical feed and sleep patterns for newborns and babies.
How to wrap a baby
How to wrap a baby
See how to wrap a baby in this video. Wrapping can reduce SUDI and SIDS risk by keeping babies on their backs during sleep. It can also soothe babies.
Sleep routines and travelling with children
Sleep routines and travelling with children
Travelling with kids sometimes means adjusting their sleep routines. Here are ideas for making changes in sleep routines easier for your children.
Wrapping a baby: in pictures
Wrapping a baby: in pictures
See how to wrap a baby in our illustrated, step-by-step guide. The guide also explains how wrapping can cut SUDI and SIDS risks. View, print or download.
Night weaning and phasing out night feeds: things to think about
Night weaning and phasing out night feeds: things to think about
Use our tips for night weaning and phasing out night feeds when you and baby are ready. This might help baby sleep longer at night without waking.
Independent sleep and your baby
Independent sleep and your baby
Independent sleep is when babies sleep and settle without your help. You can help your baby learn to sleep independently in the first 3-4 months of life.
Patting settling technique to help babies sleep
Patting settling technique to help babies sleep
Need help with settling baby? Try the patting settling technique – a form of gentle, rhythmic patting that can help your baby settle for sleep.
Dummies: advantages and disadvantages
Dummies: advantages and disadvantages
Some parents swear that dummies are lifesavers, but there can be downsides to dummy use. Here are some things to consider before giving your baby a dummy.
Positive bedtime routines
Positive bedtime routines
A bedtime routine can make it easier to get your baby or young child into bed and off to sleep. Start 20 minutes before it’s time for bed. Read more.