‘I’m a baby sleep expert and this is what I want parents to know about sleep issues, bed time and naps’

Is your little one keeping you awake at night? Stephanie Modell’s book offers practical advice to parents — and there is no need to let your baby cry it out

Parents can take gentle steps to ensure their little one sleeps like a baby. Photo: Getty© Getty Images/iStockphoto

Emily Hourican

The memories are hazy but highly emotional. Broken nights, blurry days. The months, even years, with small children and not enough sleep, and the way that can come together to negatively affect every part of your life. I am years out of this phase by now, but as I recall, there was a kind of ‘suck it up’ mentality; a feeling of ‘that’s life with babies, get on with it’ at the time.