Caring for your baby at night

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This leaflet offers helpful, practical advice to parents on looking after their baby at night.

The resource covers a range of topics including getting some rest, night feeding, safe sleeping environments and helping baby to settle. It is endorsed by the Lullaby Trust, the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV) and the Community Practitioners and Health Visitors Association (CPHVA).

Caring For Your Baby At Night: A Guide for Parents


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Our accompanying health professionals’ guide supports 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.

2017 update: following feedback from clinicians, this leaflet has been updated to include an illustration of lying down breastfeeding.


Health professional's guide to Caring for your baby at night


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