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Sensory Needs and Sleep – Guide

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Sensory is a key piece of the sleep puzzle that is often overlooked. It is important for all babies and is especially important for more sensitive babies, more alert and FOMO babies.

For babies to fall asleep calmly and easily, and sleep well at night, their nervous system must be regulated. How your baby processes sensory input makes a big difference to how easily this can happen.

Offering a variety of sensory activities throughout the day and meeting your child’s sensory needs will positively impact your child’s ability to fall asleep at stay asleep at night.

This guide will help you to:

  • Understand how sensory needs affect your child’s sleep
  • Learn what the 8 sensory systems are (the 5 main senses and 3 hidden senses)
  • Work out if your child is sensory-seeking or sensory-avoiding and what this means
  • Understand the importance of a sensory diet
  • Use a Sensory Activity Toolbox – a list of sensory activities you can easily do yourself at home to help meet your child’s sensory needs during the day
  • Have a successful bedtime routine according to if your child is a sensory seeker or avoider