Sleep is one of the stimuli for brain growth. Approximately 75% of growth hormone released when the children sleep. High levels of growth hormone is closely related to the physical condition of the child.
These hormones have a duty to stimulate bone growth and tissue, and regulate metabolism, including growth his brain. Hormone also allows the body repair and renew all the cells in the body. Ranging from skin cells, blood cells to the brain’s nerve cells.
Well, this cell renewal process will go faster when your baby to sleep than when awake.
Newborns are not used to sleeping long and constant change. Maybe it baby intermittently asleep and woke up again, making depressed mother and baby. But do not worry, Mom. The next thing you might try to overcome it.
- Your baby may just need a nap during the day. Strive to prevent him from sleeping more than two hours and wake time during breastfeeding. Do not forget, when the baby fell asleep, she also joined a break.
- Recognize the signs when your baby is tired. Thus you can set the time to sleep and put him to bed at the right time.
- When it came time to sleep that night, close curtains and create a calm atmosphere at home. Turn on the lights to sleep, turn off the main light so the baby can recognize the difference day and night.