Sleep is the big one. It can bring families to their knees, and everyone has their own way of doing things, so finding genuinely good advice can be a little tricky. There’s no avoiding the disrupted nights while they’re tiny and feeding every few hours, but getting them into a good routine as early as possible will pay off in a big way further down the line.
There are obviously a huge number of factors that contribute to this, but creating positive associations with sleep will really help your baby to enjoy their time in their cot, rather than fighting it (and you) at every turn.
Our top five sleep aids will help you create a calm, relaxing environment. Of course you’ll still need a LOT of patience, and they will regress, but with a little luck, you’ll be waking them up in in the morning. Tell us how our recommendations work for you on Facebook and Instagram.