Is your baby a terrible sleeper? Do they wake countless times through the night demanding for food? Are you utterly exhausted and in need of desperate help?
For us, the answer to all these questions was, ‘Yes.’ And then we had the opportunity to have a Skype conversation with one of the UK’s leading sleep experts, Jo Tantum. And she totally changed our lives. If you are in need of a decent nights sleep, then you must watch this video, take copious notes and then watch it again. The treasures held in it will potentially transform your life. She talks about common mistakes & sleep techniques to get your baby sleeping like a … well… like a baby.
If you’re a follower of our Blog, Instagram or Twitter you’ll know that in the last 6 1/2 months my wife has accumulated 3 Hours and 23 minutes sleep. That’s almost true!
During the day the boy could not be any more wonderful. His is content, happy to play on his own, happy to be put down and can happily amuse himself. He is a very contented baby; I like to think that he has inherited his fathers laid back disposition.
At night, when he woke up, and he woke up a lot, he didn’t settle back to sleep without a feed. He has been known to wake up every hour through the night and a good night for us, was one where we were only up 4 times. So it was amazing when we found out that we were going to have a chat with Jo Tantum. I knew that she would solve all our problems in the blink of an eye… what I didn’t consider was that actually, her advice is brilliant, but it’s us that has to implement it. (Despite us offering for her to move in for a short while…)
Watching the video will hopefully be very useful to you too, as much of what she says is transferrable. You’ll see what we were doing wrong and what her advice was to fix it and 2 weeks on from the conversation, I can safely say that our lives are transformed. We have dropped from 12 night feeds to none. It was a tough 2 weeks but we stuck it out and the results speak for themselves. Ted now falls asleep between 6.30 and 7 and we don’t hear from him again until 6am. *touches wood very quickly. Anyway, watch the video and I hope it gives you some hints & tips for things you can do in your situation.
We also heard about how Pampers nappies can help your baby sleep too. Staying dry and comfortable can be a massive help! Worth investigating!
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