Tip 4: A baby bedtime routine

If the world around the baby is chaos and there is too much stimulus, then the baby may struggle to get into a pattern of knowing when it is time to sleep.  So, begin a routine early that your baby begins to associate with a time when they will be going to sleep.  This routine could begin with a bath, followed by a baby massage, some short reading of a story in a melodic voice, followed by a feed and bum change and then swaddling before placing drowsy into the cot.