Top Newborn Sleep Tips for Beginners

The first 8️ weeks of baby sleep look unorganized and without patterns. But you can start to do something at 6 weeks!

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What do the first 8️ weeks of baby sleep look like? Newborn sleep is unorganized, without patterns.

When your baby comes out of the womb he/she will have day/night confusion because they have yet to develop a circadian rhythm. This is why you might find yourself up at all hours of the night :). I promise, it gets better!!  ⁠

At around 6-8 weeks of age baby will hit his/her FIRST SLEEP MILESTONE (YAY)!

Here is what this milestone entails:⁠⁠ 🌙 Night sleep is becoming organized - you may start to see some longer sleep stretches at night (4-6 hours).

Signs your baby is reaching this milestone:⁠

- Social smiles. This means that biologically your baby is starting to connect & react with the world! This is so fun, and a huge deal!

- Late in the evening fussiness starts to peak (with the exception to colicky infants).

- Day/night confusion comes to an end. ⁠⁠

*Is your baby premature? If so, you will use the expected due date as the true biological age. For example: if your baby is 1 month premature, at 2 months of age, the baby is 1 month biological age. ⁠⁠P.S. This is sweet little Benji Banks. He is one of our Lovebug babies, and we just adore both him and his momma! ⁠🤗


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