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What Age Can Babies Sleep With Blankets
Talk to pediatrician: The best thing to do is to talk to your pediatrician about this. There are different philosophies about blankets. Somewhere between 12 and 24 months is generally accepted. Your doctor will be more specific for your baby. ...Read more
1 year: The american academy of pediatrics recommends keeping all blankets out of cribs until at least 1 year old. This is in order to decrease the risk of sids (which dramatically decreases after 12 mo). Instead of using blankets for your young ones dress them in warm footie pajamas. After 12 mo most babies have the ability to remove a blanket from their face or roll over. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Delayed development: Prematurity is always a risk because it may leave a legacy that results in delayed development. Sleeping and eating are primitive reflexes that are regulated by lower brain control mechanisms. See a nutritionist who understands the benefit of selected vitamins as supplements. ...Read more
Loaded question: Why do you ask? If an 80+ year old wanted to take his/her baby blanket with them to bed i wouldn't care or stop them. Kids usually give up these comfort things when they begin to sense peer pressure at school age.I do not recommend taking them from the child, ever! a kid should be provided his/her own space to decide what comforts them.Adults can be creative in finding ways for kid to give it up. ...Read more
Co-sleeping ads with butcher knives, where should an infant sleep? With all the recalls for bedside play-yard sleepers and co-sleeping "nests" and the infant deaths from co-sleeping, where should a breastfeeding mother have her infant sleep? A crib in a
Our 2 yr old granddaughter is difficult to get to sleep and stay asleep. She frequently wakes during the night. What supplements can we try to allow her to sleep well?
No, it is not safe!: Infants should not sleep in "Baby Swings", or "Rock n' Play" by Fisher Price. The best way to prevent "Sudden Infant Death Syndrome" is to place infants on their back, which also encourages normal physical and motor development. They should sleep on a firm, flat surface. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a baby sleep too much? My baby sleep about 4-5 times a day, not including her bed time at 9pm.
Can't sleep due to tachycardia (184) waking me up every night all night. Not cardiac or anxietyanxiety. What can it be? Very fed up with Canada healt
See below: Hi, I am unsure what cardiac workup was done in the past. What did your ECG/Holter monitor reveal? Did you get a 2D echocardiogram? I would also have them check a TSH (thyroid function) to rule out that being the cause of your tachycardia. You need to speak with your cardiologist. ...Read more
Are night wakings in infants other than those for feedings common and should the infant be helped to fall back asleep or left to 'cry it out'?
Generally over 94%: Oxygen saturation usually drops in normal individuals during sleep, but only for a brief period of time. In general it should remain in the mid to upper 90's. Anything less should be investigated further by the doctor for things like obstructive or central sleep apnea, or acute or chronic lung disease. ...Read more
Are we supposed to lere a baby with chicken pox sleep long during the day or make sure he sleeps at night?
Whenever they want: Sleep is going to be thrown off during any illness in a baby or child. Rest is an important part of them getting better though. So let them sleep when they want to during an illness. You can straighten out day and night when they are back in good health. It's a great time to do extra cuddling, take a nap with them and give extra love and attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For days that I'm not able to do much tummy time with 5w newborn, how can I avoid flat spots while she's on the crib sleeping at night or napping?
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