Sleep is fundamentally important for the physical and emotional wellbeing of both children and adults and it is the one thing our brains can physically not function without. Ask any new parent and they will tell you about the importance of sleep! But with all the contradictory information on baby sleep, what is true and what is not? And what exactly can you do to help yourself and your baby get vitally important shut-eye? Certified sleep consultant and director of Good Night Child Sleep Consultancy, Petro Thamm, busts six common sleep myths.