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I’m a big fan of co-sleeping with newborns. I love letting our babies sleep next to me, and staring at their amazing little faces and thinking about how much I love them. But I’m also a big fan of my marriage, and moving our babies into their cribs is a priority for my husband. Transitioning Alice into her crib has been surprisingly easy, since we’ve been diligent about these 4 things.
1.Have a routine. This is the most important and helpful thing for us thus far, and it has been with all 3 of our babies. We try to keep the bedtime routine the same. Don’t get me wrong, life happens and with the two older tiny humans, some nights we’re out later or I’m flying solo for bedtime. But we stick to an easy routine of pjs, swaddle, rocking, and then I nurse her. We try to keep bedtime around the same time. She often falls asleep while she’s eating so I just set her in her crib. But, if she wakes up, or stays awake during her nursing session, then she goes in her crib awake. If she needs to be soothed we’ll go in and soothe her and stick her paci back in.Continue Reading