[ARTICLE] Parents of Sunrise Babies Desperate for Daylight Saving: Gold Coast Bulletin, November 2014

TIRED and stressed-out parents are calling for daylight saving in Queensland as baby experts are bombarded with increased cries for help over early risers.

And research shows that little Queenslanders lose 14 hours of much-needed sleep per week from November to February.


“Mothers are in a tailspin,” said Gold Coast-based infant sleep expert Amanda Bude, who advises hundreds of women in Australia and New Zealand through her business Groovy Babies.

“Kids who normally sleep until 7am are wide awake at 4.30am. I’m getting increased numbers of calls at dawn as children are struggling to adapt to longer hours of daylight and hotter weather.

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