You spend ages rocking them to sleep, singing nursery rhymes, reading books and shushing them until they fall into the deepest slumber. Time to put your feet up? Think again. The peace and quiet doesn’t always last long as your child may wake up sporadically throughout the night. You may feel frustrated, not only because … Continue reading “How much sleep do children and babies need?”
For many hay fever sufferers, sleeping with the allergy throughout the summer is problematic and can cause sleep deprivation. Whilst hay fever is commonly associated with daytime symptoms and worsens when you’re outdoors, it can still have an impact on your sleeping pattern.
Why is it, that when you’re all tucked up in bed at night and you’re just about to drift off, your body decides to wake you up with an involuntary jolt? It’s that strange jumping-in-your-sleep feeling which leaves you feeling puzzled and less relaxed than before. Read on to discover why it happens, what causes … Continue reading “Why do I jump when I sleep?”
There’s nothing worse than being fast asleep and then waking up soaked with sweat. Suddenly you need a complete change of pyjamas and even fresh bed sheets. We aren’t active in our sleep, so why does this sweating happen? We investigate night sweat causes and treatment of this strange phenomenon.
Every night, you slip upstairs and tuck yourself up in bed, without a thought of whether your favourite sleeping position is healthy for you or not. But do you know about the health and beauty benefits of sleeping on your back? “Not a chance – I’m a stomach sleeper”, we hear you say. But if … Continue reading “How to train yourself to sleep on your back”