Presentation on theme: "Deborah Sugden ibabysleepteacherSavvy Tot Sleep. Let's get real! Figure 3. Prevalence (at least once per week) for bedsharing and sleep problems in the."— Presentation transcript:
Deborah Sugden ibabysleepteacherSavvy Tot Sleep
Let's get real! Figure 3. Prevalence (at least once per week) for bedsharing and sleep problems in the first 10 years of life (cross-sectional data). Adapted from Jenni OG, Zinggeler Fuhrer H, Iglowstein I, Molinari L, and Largo RH (2005) A longitudinal study of bed sharing and sleep problems among Swiss children in the first 10 years of life. Pediatrics 115(1): 233–240.
We all need to sleep
Early Days Feeding difficulties Hunger Reflux Colic Dairy Intolerance Environment Too hot Over stimulation Insecure attachment Parent's own belief's Postnatal depression
Sleep needs alter dramatically in the first year Shifting naps Bring bed/nap time forward Consistent wake up time Average awake time For your baby/child Sleep disruptions Teething/illness Out of routine Separation anxiety
Sleep consolidates at 1 year Sleep refusal 20 minutes long enough at nap time– bring next sleep forward Teething/illness/ holidays Back into routines as soon as able Separation anxiety Peaks at 18 months Early Risers/Late to bed Larks and owls!
Sleep 2 – 3 years Setting Boundaries Consistent parental intervention Anxieties and Fears Parent contains child's fears Nightmares/night terrors Early Rising/Delayed Sleep Phase Reschedule 24 hour circadian rhythm
ibabysleepteacher Teaching baby to sleep step by step Parents record their own voice so baby reassured Sleep guide 0 – 5 years