Sleep and Settling

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

Wyndham City Council’s Maternal Child Family Health and Well-being Team are excited to announce that we are now offering FREE Sleep and Settling Information sessions in partnership with Maribyrnong City Council’s Maternal and Child Health Service.

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 below to book into one of the Sleep and Settling Information Sessions.

6 Months – 12 Months

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

Please note these sessions will be hosted by Maribyrnong City Council’s Maternal and Child Health Service on behalf of Wyndham City Council. This online session will be delivered through ZOOM.

Each information session will run for an hour and a half. They will be facilitated by qualified and experienced Maternal & Child Health experts from Maribyrnong City Council’s Maternal and Child Health Service.

Places are limited and bookings are essential. To book, please select a session below.

Online session

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12 Months – 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

Please note these sessions will be hosted by Maribyrnong City Council’s Maternal and Child Health Service on behalf of Wyndham City Council. This online session will be delivered through ZOOM.

Each information session will run for an hour and a half. They will be facilitated by qualified and experienced Maternal & Child Health experts from Maribyrnong City Council’s Maternal and Child Health Service.

Places are limited and bookings are essential. To book, please select a session below.

Online session

BOOK NOW

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

To book a sleep assessment with your MCH Nurse please contact the Child and Family Support Team on 1300 370 567.

You can also contact the 24 Hour Victorian Maternal & Child Health Nurse Service on 13 22 29.

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