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As BabyYumYum’s exclusive sleep experts, Good Night specialises in all things sleep when it comes to babies and young children. Their sleep consultants are trained professionals who undergo strict screening and education processes. They believe in creating a start-to-finish solution for families. Good Night is associated with international associations and accredited by the South African Sleep Association.
Causes of separation anxiety in babies

Causes of separation anxiety in babies

At around 6 months of age, babies reach a big developmental milestone: they start to perceive relationships and, most importantly, the effect of distance....
when can a toddler start sleeping with a blanket pillow or duvet

When can a child start sleeping with a duvet, blanket or pillow?

When our children are babies it is clear what the guidelines are when it comes to safe sleeping: the cot area should be clear...
baby holding an alarm clock: how to stop your baby waking up too early

How to stop your baby from waking up too early

You reluctantly open your eyes. It’s still dark outside, but something very familiar called you out of dreamland – it’s your little one’s voice...
sleeping child: medications to make a baby or child sleep

Medicating babies & children to help them sleep: everything you need to know

As sleep consultants we come across many instances of parents medicating their children in order to get them to sleep. Parents are often faced...
baby sleeping in bed with its parents: is bed sharing or cosleeping with your baby safe

Co-sleeping & bed-sharing with your baby: is it safe?

One of the most common questions my clients at Goodnight Baby ask is about when they need to move their babies out of their...
baby starting solid food: will starting solids make my baby sleep through the night

Will starting solids make my baby sleep through the night?

As a sleep consultant, one thing I'm very aware of is how desperate moms are to get their little ones to sleep. I have...
How do I know when my toddler is ready to stop napping during the day: happy toddler smiling

When should my toddler stop napping during the day?

I don’t know about you, but as a mom of three, I LOVED nap times for my children! I was almost draconian in my approach to...
baby sleeping with security blanket stuffed animal or lovey

Should I give my child a comfort item like a lovey or security blanket...

Often new moms are told to introduce an item that can serve as a positive sleep association or security item for their babies. Even...
getting your baby to stop using a bottle: toddler drinking out of a bottle

Bottle weaning: How to get your toddler to stop using a bottle

At Good Night Baby we look at sleep in a holistic manner. What does that mean? We do not look at sleep in isolation,...
transitioning your toddler from two naps to one: sleeping child

How to transition your toddler from two naps a day to one

The first thing I learned when becoming a parent and a sleep consultant is that change is inevitable, especially regarding sleep! It seems as soon...