WATCH: This dad’s adorable Oompa Loompa sleep trick could work on your baby too!

Getting your baby to sleep

 at night is no easy task. You’ve probably lost count of the amount of stories you’ve read and lullabies you’ve sung – and shhing and rocking? You’re basically a gold medalist.

However, despite your best efforts, there are some nights where your precious tiny human just WILL NOT GO TO SLEEP. If you’re searching for a solution, we’ve got a whole guide on baby sleep tricks that could help you out but in the mean time get ready to see a novel new technique that might just make your life a whole lot easier…

This adorable video shows a dad with his three-week-old tot, trying to send her off to sleep. At first, she’s bright eyed and bushy tailed, but with some gentle side to side and up and down rocking, and a repetitive chant of ‘Oompa Loompa’, her eyelids begin to droop and she’s soon sound asleep.

In the description for the video, which has had more than 4 and a half million views since it was posted, this little one’s dad says the Oompa Loompa technique “almost always works” – sounds too good to be true!

Will you be trying this sleep technique on your baby? Or do you already have a magic trick of your own? Let us know in the comments below.