Most babies between around 1-4 months suffer from gas, reflux and a smaller percentage, colic. If you are reading this you likely have a baby with it and my heart goes out to you. We’ve been there and it’s not fun! Have faith though, there are ways to help.
I wanted to prepare early for winter, living in the Australian bush where we regularly get zero degree pre-dawns through winter, and knowing we have an infant who loves to kick the blankets off.
So my mission was to find the best natural fabric onesies and sleep sacks which also kept his arms warm when the blankets go flying.
Sounds dramatic I know, but seriously this is a real worry. Just about every parent these days uses these in the baby nursery, with no idea of the potential damage occuring.
Tips & Tricks to getting your baby to sleep consistently for 14-15 hours in a day
I thought we were well prepared, drawing on my naturopathic knowledge to support us physically and having had continuity of care with a very capable midwife.
There were, however, several things that in hindsight I wish I had known or been more aware of, and I’d like to list them all here to provide a bit of a detailed guide to holistically preparing your body and your life for your baby.
I’ll also include some things which really worked for us too 🙂