Growth Spurt or Wonder Week or Both?

The past week and a half was tough. It was a trying time as we hit a growth spurt and wonder week simultaneously at 12 weeks. I had a baby who was fussy, clingy, cranky and restless. Her sleep routine went for a six. She started waking up in the middle of the night for… Continue reading Growth Spurt or Wonder Week or Both?

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

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)

FOOTED PYJAMAS

I wish someone had warned me about this minor detail before I purchased footed pyjamas for my little one. They grow up so fast, so it is always wise (when purchasing baby clothes in general) to get one size bigger than what would actually fit him/her. Not too big, just one size bigger, so that… Continue reading FOOTED PYJAMAS

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