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Co-sleeping with baby

Co-sleeping means when parents share bed with their babies.
It is always recommend to have seperate arrangements for babies bed.
As per the studies,it is proven that Co-sleeping can be dangerous for babies.

Why Co-sleeping is not good for babies (0-12 months)?

Co-sleeping is linked with an Increased risk of sudden unexpected death(SUDI) including sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and fatal sleeping accidents in some cases. Most of the people are not aware of this. I am being aware of this, still chose co-sleeping with baby but for some reasons and I am sure many of them choose to have their baby in bed with them.

Reasons for Co-sleeping with baby

Most of the parents who prefer to co-sleeping with baby is mainly because they believe sharing bed/ space with baby makes them feel safer and secure.
Babies respond quickly to sudden noises even when they are sleeping and they get scared quickly and starts crying, feeling lonely. In this case, if we are sharing bed, it becomes easy to calm down quickly, as they feel safe knowing parents are around.

Other reason is the body contact. Even I also like it when my baby sleep in my arms, this is so satisfying and helps to improve child – mother bond.

For lactating mothers, it becomes easy to feed baby during night if they share same bed. Mothers can rest while feeding.

When to avoid Co-sleeping with baby?

When you are unwell or exhausted
When anyone of the parents is on drugs or consuming alcohol
When anyone from parents smokes frequently.
When your baby is not feeling well.
Sleeping with baby on couch

How to reduce risk of sudden unexpected death and fatal sleeping accident.

Make sure that for first 4-5 month, baby is sleeping on back.

Always keep bed mattress clean and tidy and it should be firm.

Make sure that your bedding do not cover babies face otherwise baby will suffocate. Keep adult blanket, pillows away from your baby. Use light weight blanket.

If you are sharing bed, make sure that baby can’t fall out of bed. If you rarely wake up during nights, consider sleeping on mattress on the floor.

Keep all accessories away from baby. Tie up your long hairs, also remove any other jewellery or anything that may lead to strangling risk.

Do not swaddle baby when you are co-sleeping.
Most of the parents like to place baby in the middle of them but this could lead to overheating so place your baby on one side of parents.

Even in case of winter/cold, do not overload babies with clothes/blanket to cover them from chilling weather. Dress your baby as you would dress.

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Parenting-is it affecting couples bond?

Now it is been more than 4-5 days, we haven’t seen each other. Now we don’t get much time to spend with each other. Except for weekend, we don’t share food with each other. We mostly talk on phone but the call frequency has also reduced from 7-8 calls to 1-2, 5minutes each. Rarely we go out on date.
After #Avengers -End game, we haven’t seen any movie.

After reading this, someone will think that is there any problem in their relationship?

No

Now we are at the new phase of life with new beginning,new priorities, new daily schedule, new daily routine, new diet plan, new playlist(mainly nursery rhymes), new toys.

With this new start, everything seems to be different. Whatever I have mentioned earlier it’s really happening. Because of busy schedule, me and my husband are really not getting much time. This is a common problem which most of the couples face after having a kid. While trying to have a work-life balance, couples mostly forget to spend quality time with each other.

‘Before kid, after kid’ memes perfectly depicts our situation ο˜…ο˜….

So, me and my husband came with the solution. Whatever time we are getting, we decided to make most of it.

Instead of going out on a date, we usually cook at home together(mostly my husband cooks, he is really a good chef) and try different dishes.Having food together watching Netflix is our favorite part. Sometimes we stay awake at night and finish our series like old times.
Whenever we get time, we go out on Beach with our kiddo. He just loves going out especially on bike(me tooο˜‰) . This makes our outing perfect.


In fact I feel like our bond is becoming stronger, we are understanding each other more. We have learnt to respect each other and our space and time. Care, love towards each other is also increasing.

Isn’t it easy to spend time our loved one in our own way?
How do you like to spend it with your loved one?


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Upbringing

Nowadays we often see people talk about someone else’s #upbringing.

If the person is nice to them, they’ll say they are from good background, person’s parents have passed on good values, but if person is a bad mouth even if it is about telling truth, people will say, very bad human, no manners at all, parents have not taught anything, how to talk to elders and so on.


Why do we judge someone else’s parents based on their kids behavior? even if we don’t know them personally and even not seen them.


What exactly upbringing means to us?
As per #Google definition ” It is the treatment and instruction received by a child from its parents throughout #childhood”.

Very correctly said by Google but throughout its childhood, does child just grow with his/her parents?

I spend major part of a day with my kid but not a whole day. Rest of the time, you will find him with his grandparents, relatives, other kids.
Once he will start going school, he will spend most of his time in school with teachers, school friends, tution friends and so many other people.

Every people in his life will leave some impressions on him maybe good or bad. So apart from parents, all other people will also be teaching him something and which is a really good thing because only parents can not make their kid aware about entire world. It will be a contribution made by each and every people around him.

So in growing age, we need to make sure that our child is surrounded by good people. 90% of the brain development happens in early stage of childhood. During this stage, kids need motivation, support, proper communication which can be provided by his parents, care taker, relatives or teachers.