Why won’t my baby settle?

It’s natural to feel anxious when your baby won’t settle, but it’s worth checking these first:

  • Are they hungry?
  • Too hot or cold?
  • Do they need their nappy changed?
  • Are they over-tired?
  • Do they need winding?
Settled baby sleeping

Sometimes you can run through all the obvious things only to find your baby still won’t sleep. This is normal from time to time in young babies – but it’s OK to get advice if you need it. Talk to your GP or health professional, or ask our experts using the button below.

You could also try our tips for helping your baby to sleep.

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