Knowing how to position your baby when sleeping, what mattress and bedding is best, what temperature their room should be and whether to co-sleep are all important to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
Regular predictable bedtime routines help babies and young children to settle happily to sleep. These bedtime routines are especially important if your baby or child is a late settler or resists going to bed. The health visitors institute provide some top tips for parents including on sleep routine. Please see https://ihv.org.uk/families/top-tips/