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Complete Baby Sleep Guide & 5 Products to Help Them Sleep Better

Step into the Baby Sleep Essentials Guide, your Pathway to Long Nights and Regular Naps!


Come alongside us as we delve into professional insights, proven techniques, and essential tools that will shape your baby’s sleep routine into a delightful journey for both you and your little one. Bid farewell to restless nights and welcome cherished moments of revitalizing rest. Together, let’s embrace this journey for a joy-filled and well-rested family.


Nap & Wake Window Chart


Establishing nap and wake-up windows for your baby can help create a consistent and healthy sleep routine. Keep in mind that these windows can vary based on your baby's age and individual needs.


Here's a general guideline for nap and wake-up windows:

Age

Number of Naps

Wake window

0-4 weeks

Multiple

30 min

1 month

Multiple

1hr

2 months

4 naps

1hr to 75mins

3 months

4 naps

1hr to 90mins

4-6 months

3 naps

1hr to 45mins

6-9 months

2-3 naps

2-3hrs

9-12 months

2 naps

2-3hrs

1 year

1-2 naps

3-4hrs

18 months

1 nap

6hrs


Remember, these are general guidelines, and every baby is unique. Pay attention to your baby's sleepy cues and adjust their schedule accordingly. Consistency is key in establishing healthy sleep patterns.


Perfect Bedtime By Age


Bedtime for babies and toddlers can vary based on their age and sleep needs. Here are some general recommended bedtime ranges for babies & toddlers by age:

Age

Bedtime

0-6 weeks

n/a

6-15 weeks

8-11pm

4-8 months

6-7:30pm

8-24 months

6-8pm

2-5 years

7:30-8:30pm

Remember, these are general guidelines, and every baby is unique. Pay attention to your baby's sleepy cues and adjust their schedule accordingly. Consistency is key in establishing healthy sleep patterns.


5 Products to Help Improve Your Baby's Sleep - when at home & on the go


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The multi-award winning Sweet Dreamers ewan The Dream Sheep. 2 million sold worldwide. Amazon rated Number 1 Baby Sleep Soother. Why not let ewan help soothe your little to sleep tonight? His heartbeat pink noise sounds and warm pink glow re-create the familiar womb environment, which of course makes ewan an essential part of the daily routine for any newborn!




New! Our updated Rockit Rocker is now rechargeable, and comes with a brand new improved bracket. Does your baby wake up as soon as the pram or stroller stops moving? Have restaurant meals gone cold because you’ve had to jiggle the buggy? Rockit can help with these situations, and many more! It will safely rock your stroller for you, keeping your baby moving – and snoozing – for longer. Freedom to enjoy a meal in peace or navigate airport queues with ease!




Most baby sleep aids feature multiple light, colour, and noise settings which are unquestionably exciting and stimulating for babies but not too helpful when it comes to bedtime! This innovative and scientifically proven sleep aid is packed full of intelligent and innovative technology designed to simulate ideal sleeping conditions, rather than stimulate baby. Once baby is asleep, adjust the settings, and the device will help you to relax and prime your body ready for sleep – so you can get more sleep too!

Pink noise

While in the womb, babies are enveloped in sound, mum’s voice and heartbeat, the rhythmic movement of the digestive system, the oceanic whoosh of breathing and arterial blood flow, and the filtered sounds of the world outside. Pink noise imitates the natural sounds of the womb and aids in falling asleep faster, deeper and for longer as it provides baby with a comforting and familiar and more natural background noise in comparison to other noises or no noise at all.

To ensure our sound is perfect for baby’s hearing and development, the maximum volume is 50dBA. At this level, the sounds are audible and brain waves pick up on them, but they do not disturb once asleep.

Red light

Research has shown that unlike exposure to other lights on the spectrum which significantly suppress melatonin (the sleep hormone), red light exposure allows the production of melatonin which relaxes the body ready for sleep. Our research has shown that a baby sleep solution that incorporates red light could help baby get to sleep faster, sleep longer through the night, and be minimally stimulating during night-time awakenings, making re-settling easier.

Choose from 3 brightness levels, the maximum being 200 lux which is recommended as the brightest setting for the least impact on sleep. Perfect for use as a nightlight when breastfeeding during the night to keep disturbance to a minimum.

Pulsing light

The rhythmical pulsing light waves encourage slow, deep breaths to relax the user ready for sleep. The first, faster pulse setting reflects the baby's resting breathing rate of ~20 breaths per minute (bpm), helping to induce sleep in infants. Once the baby is asleep, switch to the second, slower pulse setting that mimics your resting breathing rate to help you relax and prime the body for sleep.









Superlove Merino Baby Sleeping Bags are multi-award-winning, natural and luxurious. Superfine Merino creates a highly breathable and temperature regulating microclimate around the body, so your little one will be cosy and comfortable all night whilst being naturally protected from overheating.


Creating the perfect sleep environment for babies involves several key factors to promote safe and restful sleep. Here’s a checklist to help you set up an ideal sleep space in 5 simple steps!



Perfect Sleep Environment in 5 Simple Steps


COOL ROOM

The perfect room temperature for a baby to sleep is between 16-20C. This is to reduce the risk of SIDS and ensure that a baby is not overheated.


DARK ROOM

Babies sleep best in a dark room. You could use blackout curtains or special blackout blinds which are available on Amazon.


WHITE NOISE

You can use a white noise machine to run through the night or while a baby is falling asleep to avoid any unexpected sounds that could wake them up. In addition, white noise reminds babies of the sound of the womb and can have a calming effect.


SLEEPING BAG

It is recommended to use a sleeping bag rather than a blanket for a few reasons. It reduces the risk of SIDS if a baby pulls up a blanket on their face. In addition, it reduces the possibility of a baby getting cold at night as they can pull off the blanket to the side.


EMPTY COT

A cot should be empty whilst your baby is asleep. Avoid cot bumpers, pillows, or toys in it. Sheets should perfectly fit the mattress and should not be loose.

Doing this also helps to reduce the risk of SIDS.


Conclusion

We hope that our Baby Sleep Essentials Guide empowers parents with the knowledge and tools to create a peaceful sleep environment and establish healthy sleep habits for their little ones. By following the expert advice and implementing the practical tips provided in this guide, you can navigate the world of baby sleep with confidence and ensure both you and your baby enjoy restful nights and rejuvenating days.


Remember, every baby is unique, so feel free to adapt the advice to suit your baby’s individual needs and your family’s lifestyle. With the right information and preparation, you’ll be well-equipped to embark on this sleep journey and create a positive sleep experience for your precious bundle of joy.



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