Helpline: A 4-year-old missing her mum, dropping day naps and more

Posted in Feed Play Love.

Small children and babies aren’t always easy to understand. Sometimes they can be totally predictable – going to bed without a fuss, eating their vegetables – and then everything changes.

Helpline is here to lend a hand in deciphering new and unexpected behaviour. In this episode, baby sleep expert Jo Ryan joins us to help with the following challenges:

  • A 2.5-year-old who is no longer sleeping through the night
  • How to help a 7-month-old to link night time sleep cycles
  • A 6-month-old who is waking every hour through the night
  • A 10-month-old who is resisting his day naps
  • A 4-year-old missing her mum (who has gone away for a few months)
  • The best sleep schedule for a 3-month-old
  • Managing the transition to no day sleeps for a 3-year-old
  • A 10-month-old who is waking up twice through the night

Listen to Jo Ryan on Feed Play Love:


If you would like an online appointment with Jo Ryan you can book her through Babyology’s Parent School. You can also find Jo’s routines for different ages (mentioned in the podcast) here

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Find more great stories and expert advice in the Feed Play Love podcast. Available in Apple PodcastsGoogle Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen.


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