Getting your baby to sleep
Babies often need help to become calm and fall asleep. Get tips on how to settle your baby at different ages and help them develop good sleep habits.
Baby sleep patterns by age
Sleep patterns in babies are different to adults. They are also different for each child. Learn how your baby’s sleep pattern may change as they grow.
Safe sleep for babies
It is important to ensure an infants sleeping area is kept safe. Experts have identified certain things can help reduce the risk of death and injurie...
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)
Find out how to reduce the risk of sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) — one of the main causes of SUDI.
Crying is the way babies communicate, and it can be hard to know what they need. Use these tips to learn why babies cry and to help sooth them.
Camping out — a sleep technique for babies
Camping out is a sleep technique that allows parents or carers to gradually teach babies who are at least 6 months to fall asleep by themselves.
Responsive settling is a technique to help you gently prepare your baby for sleep. Learn how to support your baby as they learn self-settling skills.
Swaddling your baby
Swaddling or wrapping your newborn baby can help settle them to sleep and reduce awakenings.
Dummies and comforters
Babies are often given a dummy, also called pacifiers or soothers, to suck on for comfort. Most babies have a strong sucking reflex and sucking often ...
Massaging your baby is about connecting with your child and relaxing together. Learn about how to massage your baby, and what to avoid.