Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Get Your Zzz...s

Because babies are initially in the warm uterus of the mother, newborns prefer smaller, cozy areas to sleep, such as bassinets. During the first few weeks, newborns sleep at lot, mostly in between feedings. If placing toys in a crib make sure that they are safe and child-proof. Never place battery operated toys in a crib, as they may leak toxic chemicals. Do not use blankets to cover your baby, until she can roll both ways from front to back, or back to front. Using blankets too early on, can lead to your child suffocating. A car ride can be a neat trick if the baby is colicky. Simply place your baby safely in the car seat and cautiously drive for a bit until the baby falls asleep. Gently place the baby back to sleep securely in the home crib, after you arrive back h View the rest of this article

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