Precautions for feeding at night
Don’t let your baby wake up all night with a teat baby, and you won’t be at home in the middle of the night. My mother’s first reaction is to send the teat into the baby’s mouth.
Or for a night of peace, my mother simply let the baby contain the teat all night, once hungry, naturally will suck, so that “once and forever”.
I thought I was clever, but I didn’t know that I made a big mistake.
Sleeping with a teat, suffering from a baby’s bad feeding habits, not conducive to its digestion and absorption of nutrition, will affect sleep.
At the same time, when the mother is asleep, the breast covers the baby’s nose, causing the baby to breathe hard or even suffocate.
In addition, the baby’s nipples all night long can easily cause the nipple to split.
Feeding at night, beware of the baby feeding the baby at night, it is easy to catch a cold, many mothers are worried about this problem.
So, before feeding your baby, remember to close the window and wrap the baby in a thicker blanket.
Pay attention to the baby’s limbs when feeding.
At night, it is expected that many mothers of the baby will have the habit of incorporating them into the baby on time, strictly demanding themselves and implementing militarized management.
This is not necessary, especially at night.
If it is time to feed, the baby is still asleep and can extend the interval between feedings.
When the baby wakes up, judge that it is really hungry and then breastfeed.
This will ensure your baby’s sleep.
Gradually adjusting the number of nighttime breastfeedings It is customary for a baby to eat milk, and this habit is difficult to change.
Therefore, the mother will gradually adapt the baby to the habit of not eating at night.
A 3 month old baby should sleep all night.
However, the pediatrician’s definition of “all night” refers to between midnight and 5 am.
You can feed your baby a few more meals during the day to help establish this mode.
If the baby takes a nap for more than 3 hours during the day, wake him up and establish a sleep pattern.
Feed the baby at night, the light should be dark, and minimize the interaction. Don’t irritate the baby, quietly change him (her), feed him (her), and then let him (her) go to bed.
This will not only ensure adequate sleep for the mother and child, but also gradually change the habit of feeding the baby at night.