White Noise and Sleep

White Noise and Sleep

Have you ever noticed your baby sleeps more soundly when the vacuum is going or washing machine is on? Babies LOVE white (background) noise and it will become a very positive sleep association for your baby. But why is white noise so soothing for babies? If  we...
Sleeping on the RUN

Sleeping on the RUN

Sleep programs and routines need to be flexible The Dr Golly Sleep Program – or any sleep program for that matter – needs flexibility for, well… life! ⁣Sometimes…⁣ You have a Paediatrician appointment 😜 Swimming lessons are at a really...
Managing Sickness & Sleep

Managing Sickness & Sleep

Sickness is a common cause for sleep problems When I consult an older child with poor sleep, their parents commonly remark that their once ‘excellent sleeper’ has struggled to sleep ever since an episode of sickness, which threw everything off kilter. It’s incredibly...
Where should my baby sleep?

Where should my baby sleep?

SIDS guidelines recommend room sharing for the first 6 months The Red Nose Foundation and American Academy of Pediatrics recommend room-sharing for the first 6-12 months of your baby’s life. This has shown to reduce the risk of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome) and...