One of the biggest concerns of new parents is their newborn’s sleep. While there are certain aspects that are unpredictable and out of anyone’s control, like how long will a baby sleep and what works best to induce sleep, where to place baby for sleep is totally within your control.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends keeping a newborn in the parents’ bedroom for the first six months, up to one year. This not only makes it easier for a parent to tend to baby, but it also keeps baby safer. Room sharing with your newborn decreases the incidents of SIDS by up to 50%.
When choosing a sleep environment for your new one, consider the following: (more…)