Getting children to sleep at night can be tiresome. Even when you've set a good routine and they’ve had a long energy-sapping day, it can still be a burden. There are many factors that contribute to successfully putting kids to sleep and even if you hit the nail on the head you can be in for a surprise.
It is often exhausting when you have a newborn baby since newborns require round the clock attention from their parents. Some of them have different sleeping patterns that make it extremely difficult for new parents to sleep. Lack of sleep significantly increases your chances of getting postpartum depression. Although most newborns will present relatively different sleeping challenges, there are standard measures that parents with a newborn baby can take into account to ensure that they get more sleep. In this article, we show you some of the ways new parents can get more sleep.
It is common knowledge that adequate, good-quality sleep is important in the development of children and translates to better quality of life for children of all ages. Yet, childhood insomnia is the most common sleep complaint from parents. Although certain sleep disorders may cause insomnia, the difficulty in initiating or maintaining sleep may be due to poor sleep habits or sub-optimal sleep environment.