Home > Parenting > Child > First year Updated 22 January 2015 Sleepless in the nursery Are you struggling to get your infant to sleep through the night? Here's help. 0 ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » 10 interesting Down syndrome facts Autistic savant 'reads minds' Are you struggling to get your infant to sleep through the night? If so, try the following: Put your baby in the crib before he falls asleep in your arms.Don't let daytime naps last longer than three hours at a time.Maintain a two-hour interval between daytime feedings.When your baby wakes during the night, try soothing him back to sleep before offering a feeding. If this doesn't work and your infant is truly hungry, make the feeding as quick and unentertaining as possible.Avoid having your baby sleep in your bed. Babies who get used to sleeping with their parents will not want to move to their own beds. More in Parenting Should babies be given antibiotics in their first year? More: ChildFirst year advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win a R2 000 Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.