An Australian dad is helping parents around the world
after uploading a life-changing trick to YouTube that is his secret
to getting his baby to sleep in just 42 seconds.
Nathan Dailo's cure to sleepless
nigh ts is simple and all you need is a tissue.
The dad simply slides a piece of
tissue over his baby son's face repeatedly until he nods
The adorable clip has already
received over 140,000 views and is likely to be a huge hit with
sleep-deprived mums and dads. Watch the full video here
If this doesn't work for you, our
own sleep expert, Dr. Nerina, has great sleep tips for new parents
- Use some white noise to block out
the sound of every whimper and avoid being hypersensitive to noise.
You can buy white noise machines or use a fan to create background
- Use a low-level bedside lamp. The
less time you are exposed to light, the easier it will be to get
back to sleep again
- Every new mother should power nap and naps should
last between 5 and 15 minutes. This way you will approach a near
sleep state without actually falling asleep
For more sleep tips visit out Sleep Toolkit here