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Entries for December 2015

Happy New Year to you all

Happy New Year to you all
Just a little note to say that I hope you all had a great Christmas and wishing you a Happy New Year. 2016 is going to be busy and exciting year for the Magic Sleep Fairy with the new book in the pipeline and some other great projects on the go. I hope that all you baby news was good news and let me know if I can help in the New Year. Lots of Love Alison    
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How much sleep does the average Brit get?

How much sleep does the average Brit get?
Do you know how many hours a year we spend sleeping? The average Brit gets just six-and-a-half hours of shut eye a night which adds up to just 2,372.5 hours annually. Apart from the obvious with your newborn, baby or toddler, the following can be sleep stealers that you weren't aware of. Rich dinners: Meals that take a lot of time to digest, like those high in fat and protein, can keep your body up working, which makes it harder to fall asleep. Opt for a lighter dinner, especially if you tend to eat later in the even...

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A Few Fun Baby Facts

A Few Fun Baby Facts
Your baby shares their birthday with at least 9 million other people in the world. Babies are born with very poor vision but can recognize their mothers almost straight away. Babies are always born with blue eyes but within a few moments of delivery, their eye color can change.  Babies can swim when they are born and can naturally hold their breath but shortly after birth they lose this ability. Reading to your child at any age will increase their knowledge. Children laugh on average 300 times a day, adults only 60...

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A new case study

I recently worked (November 15) with a 19 month old with severe reflux, allergies and intolerances. This little girl had NEVER slept and was often downing 4 X 8 ounce bottles of Neocate throughout the night and averaging 4 to 6 hours sleep a night. She had been 'treated' by no less than 7 different Paediatric consultants, given countless different medicines and undergone many clinical tests. Her speech was 'delayed' she was very aggressive in her behaviour to objects and people (often her older sister took the brunt of things), screamed much o...

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