As an antenatal teacher & sleep consultant, I am frequently asked about how parents can support baby number 2 into a positive sleep routine whilst still being present and meeting their eldest child’s needs. I have answered my most commonly asked questions below.
“I have a 6 week old and a 2.5yr old. When is the best time to work on developing a routine for my baby?”
At this age you don’t need to implement any schedules or routines and your little one doesn’t yet have the ability to form an internal body clock. Go with the flow and let your baby eat and sleep when they want – I highly recommend a sling for this age group which will allow you to care for your baby whilst spending lots of quality time with your toddler as they adjust to life with their new sibling.Continue reading “How Can I Develop a Routine with Baby Number Two?”