How to get to sleep


Sleep & tiredness after having a baby

Help and information from the NHS. 


Royal College of Psychiatrists

Sleeping well

If you have trouble sleeping - or know someone who has - this leaflet is for you. It covers common problems with sleep, as well as some of the more unusual problems that can happen.  There are some simple tips on how to sleep better, and how to decide if you need professional help



MindInfoline:  0300 123 3393


How to cope with sleep problems

The MindinfoLine offers thousands of callers confidential help on a range of mental health issues.  Mind helps people take control of their mental health. We do this by providing high-quality information and advice, and campaigning to promote and protect good mental health for everyone. They also provide a special legal service to the public, lawyers and mental health workers.


The Baby Centre


Coping with sleep deprivation

As parent, you won't need telling that you could do with some more sleep. You may be so tired that you can barely remember your own name, let alone where you’ve put your car keys.   Though a good night’s sleep is the obvious remedy, this can sometimes seem impossible when you've got a baby to look after. Here's how to get through the days that follow those sleepless nights.


National Childbirth Trust

Helpline:  0300 330 0700


Sleep pages

The NCT is UK's leading charity for parents. Every year they support thousands of people through the incredible life changing experience of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood. Becoming a parent is a life-enhancing experience, but it can also be challenging and sometimes stressful.  They here to help you through this transition, offering relevant information, reassurance and mutual support.


British Snoring and Sleep Apnoea Association

Tel: 01284 717688


Helps snorers and their sleeping partners worldwide.


The Narcolepsy Association

Helpline:  0345 450 0394


UKAN, the Narcolepsy Association UK is a membership association of people with narcolepsy, their relatives and others interested in improving their lot. Its registered objects are the benefit, relief and aid of persons suffering from narcolepsy.




Insomniacs contains over 110 articles written by experts who continually update and add new content.


The Sleep Council

 Promotes the benefits of sleeping well. Provides information leaflets on sleep and beds.


National Sleep Foundation


Sleep Disorders
 American website with information on sleep and sleep disorders.


Sleep Disorder Clinics

There are a number of Sleep Disorder Clinics but a referral should be made through your GP.  Patients cannot self-refer.