Here are some simple steps to help settle your baby to sleep and avoid becoming overtired:
Keep in mind, your baby is not intentionally crying or resisting sleep.
Distressed babies and toddlers can not calm themselves, they need your guidance.
It’s important to try an avoid your baby becoming overtired. When you see tired signs, it means “I’m tired now”.
Use these tips to help your settle your baby to sleep:
Avoid rushing, vigorous bouncing or loud noises.
Slings are wonderful inventions, they have been around for years for a good reason – skin to skin contact and movement are calming.
If your baby can’t settle, try:
Call your nurse if you are struggling or look to credible resources. Go to www.helenstevens.com.au if you are looking for a simple, informative book to help you understand more about baby sleep.