Perfect day regimen of the newborn
For new baby it is very difficult to achieve a clear mode of the day. The kid just gets used to live and for him this is a huge burden, but the mess should not be allowed. It is important to observe the daily rate of sleep. She is 18-20 hours. At night, the toddler can Wake up to eat 2-3 times. In a few months when the baby is a little settled, he can sleep 2 hours less, that is 16-18 hours.
Newborn there is no difference when to Wake up or fall asleep. Therefore, the best option will be to try to accustom the baby to the family routine. Of course, have to listen to the biorhythms of the baby. More clear mode will be set after three months.
Restless sleep of the newborn and its causes
A strong healthy sleep talking - "like a baby". But chest baby wakes up several times per night.
The baby closes his eyes and falls asleep. His face depicts a cute grimace. This period is called the phase of a superficial sleep, or active, phase. Its duration is on average about 40 minutes. During this time some children may appear to be fast asleep, the other twitching of the eyeballs, wiggling arms, legs, shudder, than lead parents in the confusion. At such moments, the child is very easy to Wake up.
After that comes the phase of deep sleep. Externally it can be distinguished by a relaxed posture, serene facial expression. The duration of this period in newborns less than an hour, but with a growing baby duration will increase.
Have babies during the night the superficial and deep dreams alternate to 6 times. The active phase of sleep mostly, so baby wakes up even with a slight stimulus. Such as hunger, for example, or his own involuntary movement, wince.
The mother should not be afraid to take the baby to his bed after his night waking. She will be able to cuddle and feed him, and he quickly fell asleep.
It often happens that a mother, only giving up his seemingly sleeping child in cot, out of the room, and then hears the cry of warning that the baby woke up. Most likely, the baby is not yet plunged into a deep sleep. It is worth to stay with the child a little more than usual.
Bed is no place for games
The reason for the lack of sleep in young mothers and fathers are often night games, when the baby woke up and is awake for a long time. If this becomes a habit, then parents will forget about normal sleep. One explanation may be that the child is taught to play on the bed and he sees it as a field for entertainment. It is important to make it clear to your baby that bed is a place to sleep.
Of course, there are more serious reasons which prevent to sleep to the newborn. First of all, it's a pain in the tummy, stuffy nose.