Help her5 switch off

Living and Loving - - BABY & TODDLER -

“To make bed­time on hol­i­day as straight­for­ward as pos­si­ble, stick to your usual bed­time rou­tine as closely as you can, as this will pre­pare your baby for sleep,” says Lucy. “Ac­cept that you’ll also need to go with the flow.” If she strug­gles to set­tle, give her the ex­tra sup­port she needs. “Do what­ever you need to,” says Lucy. “If you’ve had a good sleep rou­tine in place at home, you can get back into it as soon as you get home, so don’t worry.” So, if stay­ing in the room with her helps her to set­tle, stay in the room. If she’s really strug­gling to set­tle, then you may feel it’s worth putting her into her pram for an evening stroll to calm her, and then do­ing the bed­time rou­tine again. “It may take a few days, but your baby will learn to trust her new sleep­ing en­vi­ron­ment,” says Lucy.

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