Sleep and Settling

Are you a parent looking for new ideas on settling your child?

Wyndham City Council’s Child Family Health and Well-being Team are excited to announce that they are now offering a new FREE Sleep and Settling Program

Learn about how your baby’s sleep changes over time and tips and strategies on how to settle your baby, as they grow and change.

Now that we have your interest, please click the age group and to book into one of our Sleep and Settling Sessions.

Babies - 0-12 month

Sleep and Settling

Session will cover

  • Understanding what is a normal amount of sleep
  • Tired signs and sleep patterns
  • Settling Techniques
  • Information on referral for further support

Each information session will run for an hour and a half and be conducted by a Maternal & Child Health Nurse and Child & Family Resource Officer

We are currently running Online evening session & Online Saturday morning sessions and Face to Face sessions at Featherbrook Community Centre.

To suit the needs of the families we are running sessions at various locations Please select the location below to book your session. Spaces are limited due to COVID policies and building capacities.

Bookings are essential.

Face to Face Session

Featherbrook Community Centre

Online session

Age Group

Day & Date

Time

Bookings
0-12 MonthMonday 13 September5pm to 8.30pm

N/A

 Friday 17 September11am to 11.30am N/A

Age Group

Day & Date

Time

Booking

0-12 Month

Saturday 2nd October

9am – 10:30am

N/A

 

Monday 4th October

5pm – 6:30pm

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Saturday 9th October

11am – 12:30pm

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Monday 11th October

7pm – 8:30pm

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 Friday 15th October10am- 11:30am Book Now 

 

Saturday 16th October

11am – 12:30pm

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Monday 18th October

7pm – 8:30pm

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Saturday 23rd October

9am – 10:30am

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Monday 25th October

5pm – 6:30pm

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Saturday 30th October

9am – 10:30am

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Monday 1st November

7pm – 8:30pm

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Saturday 6th November

11am – 12:30pm

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Monday 8th November

7pm – 8:30pm

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Saturday 13th November

9am – 10:30am

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Monday 15th November

5pm – 6:30pm

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Monday 22nd November

5pm – 6:30pm

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Saturday 27th November

9am – 10:30am

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Monday 29th November

7pm – 8:30pm

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Saturday 4th December

9am – 10:30am

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Monday 6th December

5pm – 6:30pm

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Saturday 11th  December

11am – 12:30pm

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Toddlers – 1-2 Years

Sleep and Settling

Session will cover

  • Understanding what is a normal amount of sleep
  • Ways to encourage your toddler to develop good sleep habits.
  • Settling strategies to improve challenging toddler behaviours and improve sleep
  • Information on referral for future support

Each information session will run for hour and a half and be conducted by a Maternal & Child Health Nurse and Child & Family Resource Officer

We are currently running Online evening session & Online Saturday morning sessions.

Spaces are limited. To book please select the session below.

Bookings are essential.

Online session

Age Group

Day & Date

Time

Bookings

1 - 2 Years

Saturday 4 September

9am – 10:30am

 N/A

 

Monday 6 September

7pm – 8:30pm

N/A

 

Saturday 11 September

9am – 10:30 am

N/A
 Monday 13 September7pm to 8pmN/A

 

1-2 Years

Saturday 2nd October

11am – 12:30pm

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Monday 4th October

7pm – 8:30pm

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Monday 11th October

5pm – 6:30pm

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Saturday 16th October

9am – 10:30am

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Monday 25th October

7pm – 8:30pm

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Saturday 30th October

11am – 12:30pm

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Monday 1st November

5pm – 6:30pm

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Saturday 6th November

9am – 10:30am

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Saturday 13th November

11am – 12:30pm

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Monday 15th November

7pm – 8:30pm

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Saturday 20th November

9am – 10:30am

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Monday 22nd November

7pm – 8:30pm

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Saturday 27th November

11am – 12:30pm

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Monday 29th November

5pm – 6:30pm

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Saturday 11th December

9am – 10:30am

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Children – 2-3 years

Sleep and Settling

Session will cover

  • Understanding what is a normal amount of sleep
  • Ways to encourage your toddler to develop good sleep habits
  • Settling strategies to improve challenging toddler behaviours and improve sleep
  • Information on referral for future support

Each information session will run for hour and a half and be conducted by a Maternal & Child Health Nurse and Child & Family Resource Officer

We are currently running Online evening session & Online Saturday morning sessions.

Spaces are limited. To book please select the session below.

Bookings are essential.

Online session

Age Group

Day & Date

Time

Bookings

2-3 years

Saturday 11 September

11am – 12:30pm

 N/A

 

2-3 Years

Saturday 9th October

9am – 10:30am

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Monday 18th October

5pm – 6:30pm

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Saturday 23rd October

11am – 12:30pm

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Monday 8th November

5pm – 6:30pm

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Saturday 20th November

11am – 12:30pm

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Saturday 4th December

11am – 12:30pm

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Monday 6th December

7pm – 8:30pm

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Factsheets and Useful Resources

Factsheets

Typical Sleep Behaviour

  • Newborns 0 to 3 months - LINK
  • Babies 3 to 6 months - LINK
  • Babies 6 to 12 months - LINK
  • Toddler 1 to 2 Years - LINK
  • Toddler 2 to 3 Years - LINK
  • Pre-schoolers 3 to 5 Years - LINK

Preventing Sleep Concerns

  • Babies 0 to 6 Months - LINK
  • Babies 6 to 12 Months - LINK
  • Toddlers 1 to 3 Years - LINK
  • Pre-schoolers 3 to 5 Years - LINK

Solutions to Sleep Concern

  • Babies 6 to 12 Months - LINK
  • Toddler 1 to 3 Years - LINK
  • Pre-schoolers 3 to 5 Years - LINK
  • Self-care & support for parents and caregivers of young children - LINK
  • Typical Sleep Behaviour information in Community Languages - LINK

Useful Resources

  • Raising Children Network - LINK
  • Royal Children Hospital - LINK
  • Better Health Channels - LINK

Parent with ongoing S&S concerns may be eligible for the outreach program.

To book a sleep assessment with your MCH Nurse please contact the MCH booking line on 1300 370 567.

You can contact our 24 Hour Maternal & Child Health Nurse Service phone 13 22 29.

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