Do you have a newborn at home and are looking for different ways to put baby to sleep?
Have you got a baby bassinet at home and want to know how you can make your little one sleep in it?
Are you looking for easy ways to put your newborn to sleep in a bassinet and know if it is safe?
As a new parent, these are some of the questions that could be running through your mind as you get ready for your little one’s sleep time. It is possible that you bought a bassinet for your little one, or someone got it for the newborn as a gift. But now that you have it, you have a few questions too, and we are right here with the answers.
Today we take a look at why some babies may be reluctant to fall asleep in a bassinet and why it can get difficult, as well as discuss a few techniques that some parents seem to try that helps them put their newborns to sleep in a bassinet. In addition to all this, we also tell you about some of the safety tips you need to keep in mind when you are putting your baby to sleep in a bassinet.
Often, you may find that while your newborn is happy to spend time in the bassinet while he or she is awake, it can get very difficult to put them to sleep in the bassinet.
This could be due to a few reasons:
If you ever tried to put your baby to sleep in your arms or next to you, as compared to putting them to sleep in a bassinet or different crib or bed, you may have noticed that your baby most likely fell off to sleep more easily in your arms, as compared to the other two situations, and also slept well. Here are a few reasons why this may have happened:
If you are wondering how to get newborn to sleep in bassinet, here are a few tips and techniques that can help you do just that.
If you are putting your newborn to sleep in a bassinet, it is recommended that you do it in such a way that at least one responsible and alert adult is able to constantly supervise the little one. This is because, even though you may feel that your newborn is sleeping and there is no chance of your baby falling out or some such scare, it is possible that they wake up and try to wiggle out. Even if the bassinet is deep enough to hold your newborn safely in it, sometimes, the constant movement may tip it and could cause the risk of a potential fall. In order to make sure that nothing like this happens, you can let your baby sleep in the bassinet in the day, when you are able to properly monitor your little one.