A newborn baby turns your life around in every sense of the word. And it isn’t all fairytales and butterflies – becoming responsible for another human being comes with its fair share of stress and difficulties. And while you may feel guilty for having hard experiences and feeling anything that strays ever so slightly away from positive, you need to realise that this is normal. There is nothing wrong with being overwhelmed. There is nothing wrong with feeling the way you are feeling. There
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As young parents, you probably have many questions. Some of the most common questions are those regarding infant sleep problems. It can be due to you worrying about your infant's well-being or because you have trouble getting enough sleep at night. No matter what the reason is, you need to understand that babies sleep much differently than adults. And many of the things that drive us crazy are actually part of normal behavior during a baby’s development. Generally, most infants don’t sleep
Two of my neighbors and my best friend all had babies within just a couple of weeks of each other less than 8 weeks ago. All of them have commented on the sleep deprivation that goes along with having a newborn and one asked me when my babies started sleeping through the night. First, I always need to ask what that means to someone because, for some, they mean to have a baby sleep through the night, including feedings, and others mean sleep straight through 10-12 hours, with no feedings.