Getting Your Sick Baby to Sleep

Getting your sick baby to sleep can sometimes feel like a constant uphill battle. They struggle to breathe through their congested noses, their constant cough keeps them from falling to sleep or their aches and pains wreak havoc across their little bodies and a peaceful sleep just isn’t possible. It doesn’t just affect your little one, it affects the entire family. Keep reading to find out our Sleep Sweet Sleep Deep top tips for getting your sick baby to sleep.

Chat with a professional

If your baby is sick, you’re likely going to be taking them to see a health professional for a check-up. This is the perfect opportunity to ask your practitioner about any natural remedies they can recommend or whether they have any tips to nursing your baby back to health faster so they can finally get a good night’s sleep. They will have dealt with countless sick babies in the past, so they will likely have a few tricks up their sleeve.

As well as a health professional, it might benefit you to see a sleep specialist here at Sleep Sweet Sleep Deep. This won’t be last time your baby gets sick and finds it hard to fall asleep and stay asleep through the night. We can give you our best tips for getting through sickness with minimal sleep loss.

Gentle massage

When babies are sick, they are usually congested and experiencing muscle pain which in turn causes stress and anxiety. So, what’s the best way to relax? An extremely gentle full-body massage. Massaging your baby will help ease some of their tension, reduce the pain and stress they’re feeling and help work out any blockages they may be dealing with. It will also let them know that you’re right there with them. They’ll feel your support through the wonderful skin to skin contact.

Invest in a good brand with great products

Snotty Noses Australia have some AMAZING products when it comes to getting your sick baby to sleep sweet and sleep deep through the night. Their Aroma Snooze Ultimate Sleep Kit includes a high-tech vaporiser plus natural aromatherapy oils and other goodies; fantastic helpers when it comes to getting baby feeling better when they’re not 100%.

Again, if your baby is having trouble sleeping for any reason, it doesn’t just affect them. The entire family will struggle to get a good night’s sleep. It’s so important to address sleeplessness sooner rather than later. Please do contact us if you ever feel overwhelmed or helpless in this respect. We will be more than happy to lend you our support and guidance when you need it most.

Sleep sweet and deep, my lovelies!

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