To keep whānau and staff safe, all Northern region appointments will be by video call or phone until Tuesday 7 Feb. Your nurse will be in touch. All drop in clinics are cancelled.

  • Babies aren't born knowing the difference between night and day, and they don’t know that people sleep at night.
  • In the first six months, it’s perfectly normal for your baby to wake regularly at night. They need to feed through the night to get enough food for their growth and development.
  • All babies are different, and their sleep patterns can vary a lot. 
  • Babies are often noisy or snuffly sleepers, and their breathing patterns in sleep can seem irregular.
  • There are a few things you can do to help set your baby up to be a better sleeper.