A newborn baby is the embodiment of vulnerability. Parents need to pay more attention to their babies' safety. Many factors that can affect a baby's condition. Including sleep environment, sleep positions, etc. Every parent needs to be more careful while caring for a baby and to consider all parties involved. Some first-time moms and dads may ask what can they do if they don’t know what things are dangerous to babies. Today's article will offer some suggestions and sleep solutions for them to learn how to avoid the danger that will happen and sleep mistakes during a baby's sleep.
Actually, The American Academy of Pediatrics already has launched the ABC's principle of safe sleep at a baby's sleep time. What is the ABC's means?
A for Alone, babies need to sleep alone.
B for Back, babies should sleep on their backs.
C for Crib, babies sleeping in a crib is better than sharing the same bed with parents.
The below content will introduce them in detail.
1. Sleep in a right sleep position
Babies always have various different sleep positions. There are main three typical types: sleep on the back, sleep on the stomach, sleep on the side. According to the experts, babies are better to choose to sleep on their back. Compared to other wired sleep positions, this is safer. At this time, what can the parents do? If parents find their babies sleeping in the wrong position, they need to help babies to correct. Because sleeping in the wrong sleep position may cause danger. For example, when a baby sleeps on his stomach or side, he may not breathe. And this is dangerous, as babies are too small to move or roll over by themselves.
2. Avoid using blankets or pillows
Parents want to make their babies feel more comfortable and warmer, they will choose to use blankets and pillows. But these two things both can bring babies to danger. Especially when the blankets and pillows are over babies' faces, babies may suffocate.
If parents want to cozy up babies, they can choose to use a sleep sack. Different aged babies have different needs for sleep sacks. Below are some good sleep sacks for all-aged babies.
This is a perfect sleep sack for newborn babies. Because it has an ergonomic design with an anti-startle reaction that can help little babies to sleep better. Babies can have a sense of security, and then they can sleep comfortably, longer. Babies will sleep on their backs, and have arms-up sleep positions when in this sleep sack.
Besides, this sleep sack has a two-way zipper. Parents can take on and off this sleep sack conveniently, and change diapers quickly, easily, even in the middle of the night.
The bottom of the sleep sack is also big enough for freer movement. Babies can kick legs in it as they prefer.
This baby long sleeves sleep sack is versatile, it has detachable long sleeves and opened bottom. Babies can wear it as a sleeveless sleep sack, or a long sleeves sleep sack. And at the beginning, babies can hide their feet in the bottom. And as time goes by, the baby grows, he can peek the feet out for learning to stand and walk.
After introducing the above sleep sack for newborn babies. Next, this is a sleep sack for elder babies or toddlers. This is a 2.5 TOG sleep sack that can cozy or warm up babies on cold winter days. And for toddlers, it is time to learn how to stand or walk. There is an opened bottom design. Mothers can open the bottom by the zipper at any time. Toddlers can peek their feet out, and start an exercise.
3. Share the same room with parents
Mothers all want to be closer to babies and sleep together with them. Sharing the same bed is not recommended. After falling asleep, adults will lose consciousness, and they may roll over or move unconsciously. So they will hurt babies easily. That's why experts suggest parents let their babies sleep alone in a crib that is next to their bed in the same room. Do room sharing, not bed-sharing.
4. Wear comfortable baby clothes and diapers
If a baby wears uncomfortable, unsuitable baby clothes or diapers, he may not fall asleep or has poor sleep quality at night. Babies are not like adults, they have more sensitive and delicate skins that are easier to get allergic to. So the quality of baby clothes that mothers choose needs to be high. The fabric should be green, natural, organic, eco-friendly that are kind to babies’ skins. Kaiya Angel insists on choosing these kinds of fabrics to produce baby products. Then will recommend some baby items for mothers. In winter, not only baby clothes but also baby accessories can help keep a baby warm.
This is one of the top-selling baby products in the store. It is made of waffle-knit cotton that has an individual appearance and touch. Most mothers love it. This romper is soft and elastic. Babies can feel comfortable while wearing it. It can be worn single, and also can be worn with sleep sacks. There are some buttons and taps on the top and the bottom. Parents can take it on and off conveniently. And making the diaper changing easier and quicker is important for a baby.
This top knot hat is cute for wearing. Besides, it is also good for keeping warm. The hat is elastic and one size can fit all-aged babies.
The key to keeping a baby warm is to make his hands and feet warm. So every baby needs a baby mitten. On one hand, it can offer warmth. On the other hand, it also can help protect the baby from self-scratching.
5. Set a suitable room temperature
Attention to the indoor temperature, don't let the baby feel too hot or too cold, both can cause the baby to catch a cold. Parents need to take some actions to set a suitable room temperature for babies.
6. Don't place the baby on dangerous place
If babies sleeping on the couch, sofa, chair, etc. It is dangerous, they may fall down and get hurt.