WATCH: What you need to stop believing about newborn sleep

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If you are a new parent, then you are most likely trying to navigate the wonderfully daunting world of sleep. Whether this is your first, second or fifth child, you are trying to figure out your child’s sleeping pattern and attempting to get in more sleep hours for yourself.

As you navigate this, you are also overwhelmed by unsolicited sleep advice from other parents. If not that, it is the overwhelming information on the internet. There is conflicting information about sleep, from whether or not you should wake newborns up, the safety of co-sleeping or even how long newborns should be up.

So, what is true and what is not when it comes to newborn sleep?

Our guest editor Karabo Mokoena had a live chat with famous Occupational Therapist Meg Faure on debunking sleep myths for newborn babies.

Meg debunks some of these myths in our latest live conversation.

 

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