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World Sleep Day 15th March 2024

Celebrate Healthy Sleep on World Sleep Day. Sleep Equity for Global Health.

Just like eating well and exercising, sleep is a behaviour that is at the heart of physical, mental, and social well-being. However, sleep is not commonly considered an essential behaviour for good health. World Sleep Day is an opportunity to promote sleep health and have conversations about what healthy sleep looks like!

Safe Sleep for a baby

Please read the Safer sleeping page on this website to help your baby stay safe while sleeping

Sleep for toddlers and older children

Take a look at the following video, or visit the Sleep Charity website for lots is useful help and advice:

Need help with your baby or child’s sleep?

If you do require any support with routines or have issues with your child settling and waking at night, please do contact your health visiting team for support.

You can visit our Health Visiting page to find your local health visiting team.

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Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust runs a confidential secure text messaging service for parents of children aged 0-5 years called ParentLine. The service operates Monday to Friday between 9.30am and 4.30pm in Brighton & Hove and Monday to Friday between 9am to 4.30pm in West Sussex, excluding bank holidays. All texts will be responded to by a health visitor within 24 hours. Outside of the service working hours, you’ll receive a message back to inform you that your text will be responded to once the line reopens.

Should you require urgent health advice in the meantime, please contact your GP, visit an NHS walk-in centre or call NHS 111. For emergencies, dial 999 or visit A&E.

This page was last reviewed on 11-03-2024

This page will be next reviewed on 11-03-2027