Sleeping Patterns

The best possible start in life is adequate sleep and rest for the child as well as parents and carers.


Raising Children Network
Each of the age categories on this website has valuable information about sleep - what to expect, how to help, keeping your baby safe while sleeping.


NSW Department of Community Services
Managing sleep and going to bed is one of the most common concerns of parents.  Tips on this site for helping your baby and toddler sleep better.


Australian Breastfeeding Association
Follow the links to: Breastfeeding Information > Sleep!
Some explanations for why babies have different sleep patterns, and how to cope with those differences.
Information about what to take, car, bus, train and air travel tips, and avoiding travel sickness.


Karitane Sleep Guide
Sleep routine and requirements vary for each child and changes as your child grows.  Establishing a routine that suits your child helps parents and carers plan their day, have a happier play time and assists with growth and development.  The sleep guide provided by Karitane helps establish a routine.