Posts tagged "motherhood advice"
When a baby takes an unusually long nap or a block of night time sleep, every new parent rejoices (more rest for you!) However, the extra snooze time might make you wonder or even be concerned - can a baby sleep too much?
Babies, especially newborns, need a lot of rest. However, newborn sleep cycles are irregular and brief, and they rarely sleep for more than a few hours at a time. You probably know how many hours of daytime and nighttime sleep your baby gets as she gets older and her sleep habits become more normal.
When your baby enters the world, everything is new to them. There will be people everywhere and sights, sounds, and smells that they will not have experienced when they were comfortably living in your womb. Here are some little rituals you can include in your daily routine and that can help you get to know your new baby.