Sleep and routines

General information on babies and sleeping

BASIS is a website that presents research evidence about biologically normal sleep for human babies.

BASIS: Normal-Infant-Sleep

BASIS Sleep information: BASIS – Baby Sleep Information Source (

BASIS Sleep information (inc other languages): Basis Information Sheets – BASIS (

Infant Sleep Info App – BASIS (

Safer sleep for your baby

Caring for your baby at night: Caring for your baby at night UNICEF BFI

Safer sleep advice: How to reduce the risk of SIDS for your baby – The Lullaby Trust

Safe sleep Institute of Health Visiting: Safer-Sleep-for-your-baby

Baby room temperature

The safest room temperature for babies – The Lullaby Trust

Bedding for babies

When your baby won’t sleep

Info for dads on safe sleeping

Lift the baby for dads: LIFT THE BABY – for safer sleeping

Co-sleeping more safely

Co-sleeping with your baby: advice from The Lullaby Trust – The Lullaby Trust


Dummies and SIDS – The Lullaby Trust

Baby sleeping products and aids

Sleep Aids – BASIS (

How to choose baby sleeping products: our evidence-based advice – The Lullaby Trust

Coping with a crying baby

Help when your baby is crying: Support For Crying And Sleepless Babies | Home | Cry-sis

Coping with a crying baby: Parents Advice | ICON (

Helping your baby to sleep: Helping your baby to sleep – NHS (

Soothing your baby


Page last reviewed: 26 April, 2023