Bedtime Reading

A new introduction to our sleep routine now is reading a little baby book just before bedtime, soon after our night sponge. I introduced her to colourful board books with 5-8 pages at most and she loves them! Some of it is interactive like this lift-the-flap ‘Under the Sea’ book. She also likes this other… Continue reading Bedtime Reading

3 month-old Breastfed Baby Schedule (guide)

At three months old, Ahalya has grown accustom to a somewhat reliable schedule. Some days it all goes according to plan. Other days, especially when she's going through a growth spurt or a wonder week, it's a disaster. She even wakes up in the middle of the night for a feed. I haven't included this… Continue reading 3 month-old Breastfed Baby Schedule (guide)

Co-sleeping Continues (but, we both compromised)

Remember I talked about how I co-slept when my 3 week old was taken ill? At 6 weeks, I thought it's time she started sleeping in her cot again (it was during our co-sleeping days that she began to sleep 4-5 hours straight, at night, and formed a proper sleep-schedule at night ). Although it… Continue reading Co-sleeping Continues (but, we both compromised)

DISPOSABLE DIAPERS

I wanted to do a review of disposable diapers against the reusable cloth nappies once I started using them; and here it is. I started baby on Huggies Snug and Dry diapers in the nights, starting two weeks ago (as soon as Ahalya hit three weeks). The good news is that because it keeps the… Continue reading DISPOSABLE DIAPERS

PREVENTING SIDS

To reduce the risk of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), it is recommended that you let your baby sleep on a firm, flat mattress with no pillows or soft toys and nothing but a fitted cot sheet. I put a baby Macintosh over the sheet and tuck in a large muslin square over it so… Continue reading PREVENTING SIDS