Pregnancy & Parenthood
Babie's sleep is different compared to adults. In this article, we are giving a few tips and tricks that can help your baby fall asleep faster and sleep through the night.
When babies turn on their side or stomach for the first time, this is a positive experience for many parents. Turning over for the first time is considered a milestone in children’s development, as it is a step towards eventually crawling and walking.
Babies develop rapidly and go through some dramatic changes, particularly in their first year of life. Crawling, reaching out for objects and the first smile are milestones that babies reach at a very early stage of development.
But at what point do babies start turning on their stomach or on their side?
Parents know it all too well: your baby repeatedly wakes up at night and begins to cry or scream. Sometimes it happens only once or twice and your baby calms down quickly, but other times it isn’t so easy.
So, what are the reasons why babies start crying at night?
Sufficient sleep is essential for the neurological and physical development of your baby. But if sleep is so important, then why do babies never want to sleep through the night? In this article, we explain the basics of baby sleep and how you can help your baby fall asleep faster and with fewer interruptions.
As society as a whole changes, so do individual families. When larger families were the norm, it was expected that children would share a bedroom. Now that families have fewer children, this is no longer the case. That said, circumstances sometimes dictate that children must share a bedroom.
A holiday is meant to be a break from the routine. However, routine is essential for children, knowing what to expect during the day creates a sense of security and stability. Try not to make the break too drastic. But if the change is drastic, the following items can be useful in helping your baby fall asleep while on holiday.
Being a mum isn’t an easy job, let’s not kid ourselves. It’s no fun dealing with a screaming baby in the supermarket and dirty nappies stink, there’s no way of getting around it. It’s a job that we love, but sometimes… don’t always love. And as with the case of any job, mums also need a break or some secret “me-time.”
The first few weeks of having a new baby can be particularly stressful and every hour of the day is dedicated to caring for your newborn. Feeding, changing nappies, putting the baby to bed are all part of the routine babies need. At some point, however, this has to come to an end.
Getting into a bedtime routine is good for both parents and babies
A regular bedtime routine teaches a baby when it's time to go to sleep. In addition, sleep experts believe that a regular bedtime routine improves sleep quality. The sooner a child learns to follow a routine and adopt certain habits, the easier it is to stick to it before a lack of routine or even bad bedtime habits take hold.