Why swaddle your baby?

We work with a lot of families and we find that they have different opinions on swaddling their newborns. Why do we think it is important to swaddle babies at Night Nannies for Newborns? First of all, babies come from a tight, enclosed, warm space in their mommy's womb when they are born. Then they are thrust into trying to adjust to this wide open, cold and strange environment. Why do we expect that this transition is easy for them? We find that the swaddle really does soothe the baby and help them get some much needed rest.  Secondly, babies have minimal control over their reflexes until they are around 4 months old. They startle easily and tend to jerk and twitch, which not only wakes them up but scares them.  Often times you will see your sound asleep baby wake up crying due to this. Obviously, we feel the swaddle keeps them from startling themselves awake.  Of course we always respect the wishes of the family, but we would like to encourage that you at least give swaddling a try.  We think you will find that not only will your baby get some much needed rest, but so will you.

Night Nannies for Newborns expanding service to Fort Collins

We have some exciting news here at NNfN.  We are now offering services to an expanded Colorado front range by traveling to our neighbors up north.  So, if you are looking for the best overnight infant care in Colorado and you live in Fort Collins, contact us today!  

We have a decade long history of providing the best night nannies to the major Colorado Front Range locations including:  Aurora, Boulder, Castle Rock, Conifer, Denver, Evergreen, Golden, Littleton, and Thornton.  Now if you live anywhere between Colorado Springs and Fort Collins, Aurora and Evergreen don't hesitate to get in touch with us for your Night Nanny care. 

Welcome

Welcome to our new website and newborn/infant related blog.  We will be posting all kinds of helpful information here that will help you with your newborn, especially when you find yourself unsure of what to do next.  Please check back often as we will be constantly adding new content and information.  Also, please be sure to follow us on twitter at NNfN_Denver.

 

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