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. NEXT ON HEALTH24X A weak grip may signal future health trouble, even in kids 2018-08-28 13:00 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 Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Smoking dangers » Hubbly hooking lots of young adults on tobacco Hookah smokers are inhaling benzene Many young adults misinformed about hookahs Hookah pipes far from harmless, study warns In addition to toxic substances from tobacco and nicotine, hookah smoke exposes users to charcoal combustion products, including large amounts of carbon monoxide. Managing incontinence » 5 avoidable triggers that can make urinary incontinence worse Urinary incontinence is a manageable condition – here are a few common triggers of urinary leakage.