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  • If your baby’s sleeping patterns are not having a negative impact on you or your family, then you do not have a sleep concern.
  • From approximately 6 months of age, babies’ sleep patterns gradually begin to become more like adults. They tend to sleep for longer periods during the night as they do not need to be fed as often.
  • Parents are encouraged to be responsive to the needs of their baby. Responsive settling is recognising that your baby needs help and responding appropriately.
  • There are some strategies that you can try to help settle your baby. Use a strategy that you feel comfortable with and suits your family's needs.

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Reviewed on: 21-01-2020