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Common Sleep Myths Part 3 - Keeping your child awake makes them sleep better at night

Learn why keeping your baby awake during the day does not make them sleep better at night. This generally makes your child overtired, leading to short naps, bedtime battles, frequent overnight wakings and very early mornings. Learn how much daytime sleep your child should be having and what being overtired actually means.

Common Sleep Myths Part 2 - Never wake a sleeping baby

Learn why ‘never wake a sleeping baby’ is a common sleep myth. There are scenarios I recommend waking your baby, if you have a sleepy newborn (for regular feeding), if your child is having too much daytime sleep (eliminate or reduce naps) or if your child is napping too late in the day (last nap should not end too late).

Common Sleep Myths Part 1 - Always nap your child in a light room

Learn why you should sleep your child in a dark room and why light hinders their sleep. It aids melatonin production, light actually blocks melatonin production. It removes distractions and can provide a great sleep association.