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Naps Too Short

We’ve had a number of enquiries from parents who are worried LO’s naps are too short. Typically these LO’s will wake after 30 – 50 minutes of sleep which is the length of the first sleep cycle. The key question to ask is “Does my LO wake...

Tips For Happy Napping

Grrr! We know how frustrating it can be to have a tired grizzly baby who just won’t nap. But the first question we always ask is, “Does your baby sleep well at night?” Most of the books and sleep experts tell us that a baby who naps well sleeps well...

Baby Sleep Training

Baby sleep training? The word “training” sounds like something we do with dogs! That’s why at Savvy Tot Sleep we talk about sleep teaching. So – what’s the difference? The Oxford Dictionary defines the word training as; “come to a...

Mumsnet and Sleep Issues

It’s Friday morning and here at Savvy Tot Sleep we have our weekly business meeting. Poised with a cup of coffee (and a sticky bun!) we trawl the net looking for new articles, updates and research on infant/child sleep. Our first stop is Mumsnet sleep site to...

Average Nap Time By Age

Many of you have commented on why we don’t write about sleep confusion and “normal” sleep routines for LOs.The truth is you can look on any website to find out average sleep needs for babies and LOs – so we tried to make our blog a bit “different”. However – it...

Baby Won’t Sleep

During the first three or four months of a baby’s life most will have several periods of prolonged crying and fussing. No matter how much you pace the floor, cuddle, feed, wind, change the nappy – do everything the books tell you to do nothing seems to quieten...

Cold, Coughs & Sleep

It’s that time of year again. No sooner has LO got over one cold/cough and he/she’s caught another. It’s passed on to a tired mum and then a tired dad and soon the whole household is a melting pot of germs. WARNING – these bouts of illness may be the...