By Lisa McCourt
Sprinkled with anecdotes from mom and dad and suggestion from specialists, encouraging mums and dads to select and select what works for them and their infants.
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Women in the same study who gave birth vaginally found that rocking relaxed their abdominal muscles while promoting better digestion, appetite, and blood circulation. < previous page page_13 next page > < previous page page_14 next page > Page 14 Why resist doing something that feels so good to baby and so good to mommy too? I love this beautiful description from Mothering: ''When babies sleep, they snuggle tight into your shoulder. Their warm, milky scent tickles your nose, the ultimate aromatherapy.
His instructions are to leave baby in his crib no matter how much he cries and to let him cry for longer and longer periods before comforting himuntil baby eventually learns that his cries will not get a response and he begins to sleep alone without excessive crying. This doctor's book gained popularity because it delivered what it promised: babies who ultimately stopped bothering their parents at night. But parents would never have embraced his technique if he hadn't repeatedly assured them that this sleep-training regimen was in the best interest of the child.
The best way to relieve this postnatal stress and to help ease the transition is to make things as familiar for baby as possible. In a sling, a baby can curl comfortably into the fetal tuck; he can hear Mommy's heartbeat and her voice, feel her breathing and her warmth, and enjoy the rhythm of her walk. Is it any wonder babies thrive under such conditions and dislike being left all alone in a crib or carrier? We have discussed the theory that a human's gestation period should be thought of as eighteen months: nine months in and nine months out.