One of the biggest challenges for new parents is getting used to the changes that a baby will bring to their night-time routine. This leaflet, endorsed by the RCM and FSID, is designed to offer helpful, practical advice on coping at night. It covers getting some rest, night feeding, safe sleeping environments and helping baby to settle. Click here to download a copy.
Printed copies are available. Click here to download an order form.
Health Professional’s Guide
This guide has been written to help health professionals who will be using Caring For Your Baby At Night with new parents. It looks at the evidence underpinning the recommendations in the leaflet and offers guidance on discussing these issues. Click here to download a copy.
These leaflets were published in November 2011.
You can read further research about bed-sharing and infant sleep here.
Click here to visit the Infant Sleep Information Source (ISIS) Online - a collaboration between Durham University Parent-Infant Sleep Lab, La Leche League, NCT, and UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative.