Safe sleeping and caring for your baby at night

Caring for your baby at night

One of the biggest challenges for new parents is getting used to the changes that a baby will bring to their night-time routine.

This UNICEF leaflet offers helpful, practical advice on coping at night. It covers:

  • getting some rest
  • night feeding
  • safe sleeping environments
  • helping baby to settle

Safer sleep for babies

The Lullaby Trust has produced information about safer sleep. It is backed by research to reduce the chance of babies dying with no explanation.

Read the safer sleep guide 

View a film on how to co-sleep more safely