Do you have a newborn at home who makes a lot of noise while sleeping?
Does your newborn make a lot of noises while awake too, or only during sleep time?
Are you worried this is quite a lot of sound and want to know if this is normal?
If you are worrying about these issues concerning your newborn, you can actually read through the information below and find out the relevant answers that can help you care for your little one better and also ease your worries. In this article we will talk about the kind of sounds that babies normally make when they are awake or asleep and why baby makes noises when sleeping.
The kind of sounds that a baby makes when it is awake can vary from baby to baby, and also depends on their overall health and surroundings. When your newborn is awake, you can expect to hear the following kinds of sounds that are more common.
Here are some of the most common newborn sleeping noises that you can expect to hear in your baby:
If you are worried about your newborn sleep noises, it is a perfectly normal thing in babies, and it is also very normal that some babies make more sounds than the others.
If you feel your baby is making a lot of noise, and it is also waking you up in the middle of your sleep, you can check for the following causes that may be the reason for the sounds:
Your newborn could be making these sounds right from the very first few weeks after birth. In some cases, a newborn who is a very quiet and peaceful sleeper may start making loud noises during sleep time when they are about a month or so old.
Usually, by the time your baby is a better sleeper, which could be anywhere between the ages of 10 months and a year, you may hear these sounds. After that, your baby will get back to sleeping more peacefully and you will not be worried about these sounds.
In some cases the noises can be quite loud, so much so that it can easily make you wake up in the middle of your sleep. Also, more than the sound of it, you may not be able to sleep because it could possibly make you worry that your newborn is in some kind of discomfort.
How do you know if the sounds your baby is making while asleep are normal or typical or should it be a cause for concern? What sort of worrisome noises should you watch out for?
Is your baby making noises in sleep and are you worried that it could be because they are in some discomfort? Here are some of the sounds you should watch out for and get in touch with your baby’s paediatrician if you notice them in your baby:
The best sleep position for a baby is to sleep on the back. If your baby seems disturbed in sleep, you can try and pat them gently to see if it helps, or check why your baby is making those sounds and if it needs a feed or a nappy change. If nothing helps, speak to your baby’s paediatrician.
Co-sleeping is not something that can make your baby uncomfortable and cause the sounds, unless you are sleeping in such a way that it is hurting the baby or making it difficult for baby to breathe and lay down comfortably.