Co-sleeping is one of the many debatable topics for new age parents. It refers to the practice of parents sleeping in close proximity to their children. This could be physical proximity as well as sensory proximity where either one can touch and feel, hear and see the other one. Co-sleeping with children can be achieved in a number of ways such as bed sharing, room sharing and kids sleeping on beds attached to parents’ bed.
There are many benefits of skin to skin contact. These benefits have more value during the earliest stages of life. Head on and read some of the top 10 important benefits of skin to skin contact.
As everyone says, breast milk is the best. But in rare cases when breastfeeding is not possible, you may use infant formula. Most newborns need about one feeding every two to three hours, a total of eight to 12 feedings a day. Moving hands to the mouth, sucking on fists and fingers, and lip smacking are early signs of a hungry newborn. Fussing and crying are later cues.
At 2 months, your baby is developing fast and getting more alert. He or she will start responding to sounds and move their body. This guide explains the baby’s milestones to expect at two months old.