Babies often sleep better when they are close to their mother. Usually co-sleeping means allowing baby to sleep with you in the same bed but there are other ways to "co-sleep" such as putting your baby in a crib or bassinet that is nearby your bed or at least in the same room. Dr. Sears is a pediatrician and author of several infant care books and he recommends the following list of Do's and Don'ts when sharing the family bed.
Swaddle Safely, Reduce SIDS Risk and Get More Sleep!
The Happiest Baby on the Block is a newborn care method that teaches REAL tools for soothing your baby and extending periods of sleep. It teaches how to reduce the risk of SIDS, end colic, and swaddle safely.
Created by pediatrician, Dr. Harvey Karp, The Happiest Baby on the Block is an internationally known "prescription" to instantly stop a baby's crying and ease colic! This method saves the sanity of new parents and provides REAL tools to comfort baby. Watch the video below, then book a consult to be sure you swaddle safely in a hip-healthy way, learn the fabulous Cuddle Cure and Calming Reflex, and use the method effectively to enjoy long sleep times.
New Parent Essentials: Newborn Care and Sleep Scheduling
Julie, our postpartum care expert and overnight nurse, offers private in-home lessons for parents before or after baby's birthday. This lesson covers the essential information you need to know about your newborn. For details and registration, please purchase here.