If you let your babies self-soothe that might turn bad, say the experts. Many moms thought cuddling babies too much is not a good practice. But the opposite is true. Holding your baby with deep affection on its back allows him to have a warped view.
Cuddling Babies Makes Them Feel Secure
Many parents leave them alone while crying with the belief that he can settle it on his own. But the babies are unable to think rationally. They don’t expect someone will come and pamper him. Their brain doesn’t have a cognitive approach initially. In the first few months, they feel the same as in the fourth trimester. In this phase, they need a level of contact as they felt inside the womb.
If you show your affection and attention, gradually, a safe feeling will develop in them. Otherwise, the brains will learn to think that the world is not the right place to live in. You can also notice that cuddling babies become confident at later stages.
Some believe that it is an excellent approach to let the children be independent of a young age. On the other hand, some pediatrician emphasizes on hugging your child often. It will create a profound attachment between you, and it does not make him clingy.
Cuddling Babies Cry To Get Your Affection And Care
A secure base will help the babies to see the world from a positive perspective. He will see, feel, and enjoy everything that comes to his way with a happy mind. Your presence will give him security and safety. By crying, he demands your care and attention.
Though they can’t speak, they will make you understood when they are hungry, sleepy, or a dirty nappy. You will understand each of his uncomfortable feelings slowly.
Crying is the only expression that they can do. The babies cry when they get bored or even cry to get your cuddle.
The skin-to-skin contact or kangaroo care is now widely known to all. Skin contact with your baby is significant. The attachment gets deeper with this. So, touch your most loving gift as much as possible.
South Medical University in China studied that among 100 newborns through C section half were laid on their fathers’ chest right after birth. Those babies had a stable heart rate, and they are adapted to breastfeeding quicker than the other half.
Kangaroo care promotes better digestion power and hormone releases during the contact, which supports breastfeeding. And this is beneficial for the new moms too. It acts as an antidepressant for them.
Those having a nurturing parent have a lesser chance of skipping school. They become responsible citizens in later life. They strongly protest against any injustice in society.
Carrying your baby at the front may sound a little unusual, but it can be extremely comfortable if you fit right. Let your baby sit on your chest. He will feel like cuddling and enjoy it.
A sling is a good option when you can’t hold him or need some time for yourself.