Starting a routine
A simple and consistent routine will help your baby to learn that bedtime is on its way.
Bathtime is the perfect way to start your baby’s bedtime routine. Use a wash with an enjoyable and familiar scent to help you soothe your baby before bed.*
JOHNSON’S® Baby Bedtime Bath
If you live in a hard water area, washing your baby with just water may dry out your baby’s skin.
Make massage part of the bedtime routine and slowly nurture your baby towards calm, restful sleep.*
JOHNSON’S® Baby Bedtime Lotion
Baby massage can even aid digestion, improve circulation, and ease teething pain!
Take some time at the end of your routine to sing lullabies, read to your baby, or just to have quiet cuddle.
Where’s Mr Lion?
Reading your baby a bedtime story builds on language and listening skills, no matter their age.
Add this soothing oat extract cleanser, with lavender scent, to your baby’s bath and let the zen energy commence.*
AVEENO® Baby Calming Comfort Wash
For a stress-free bathtime, prepare what you’ll need before you bath your baby.
A gentle and relaxing massage with the Aveeno Baby Calming Comfort lotion helps your baby to wind down, feel safe and settle for bedtime.*
AVEENO® Baby Calming Comfort Lotion
Baby massage is an ideal chance for Dad’s to bond and get involved in the bedtime routine.
Try this plug-in nightlight that emits soothing lavender and chamomile vapours for a comfortable night's sleep.*
CALPOL® Vapour Plug & Nightlight
Babies can get between eight to ten colds in their first year – so make sure you’re prepared!
A heartbeat, falling rain or humming can all be used to replicate sounds of the womb to soothe your baby.
Lullabies or white noise can be a brilliant sleep aid. You can use your phone, or there are some great products about.
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When it comes to bedtime, what you do in the lead up can make a big difference to how well your baby goes down to sleep.
Sticking to a bedtime routine isn’t always easy, especially with disruptions like teething or colds. Take a deep breath, keep at it, and before you know it, restful nights will be in sight.
*JOHNSON'S® 3-step routine consists of bath, gentle massage and quiet time. Tested on babies 7 months and above, for 1 week or more.
When creating a bedtime routine to suit your baby, there are various calming scents and sounds you can use to ease them into the land of nod.
*CALPOL® Vapour Plug & Nightlight (from 3 months) to help with clear and easy breathing. Non medicine. Always read the label. Refill packs available.
*AVEENO® Baby 3-step routine consists of bath, massage & quiet time. Tested on babies 7 months and above, for 1 week or more.