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 CPHVA, RCM and The Lullaby Trust, 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.
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Price: £15 per pack (1-9 packs) or £11 per pack (10 or more packs) (There are 50 leaflets per pack and this price including P&P within UK)
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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.
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.
Watch this video for some tips on helping babies settle into sleep http://www.your-baby.org.uk/sleeping-and-soothing, and these (http://www.your-baby.org.uk/baby-states) to help you recognise different states of waking and sleeping, and how to help respond to your baby during these states.
This video (link to http://www.your-baby.org.uk/sleeping-and-soothing/mums-show-different-ways-soothing-their-babies) gives some tips for soothing your baby if she gets upset.