When you first became a parent, there was a big challenge waiting for you -- how to get your child to sleep comfortably! If you have big questions about this, read on. The following will give you an idea of what tools to use, what sleeping bag to use around the house, and how many layers to wear so that both your baby and you can get a good night's sleep!
Why is wearing the right clothes important for sleep?
Babies are less resilient to temperature changes than adults, and lose heat four times faster than adults. Premature and low-weight babies have so little body fat that they can't regulate their body temperature even in a warm enough environment. If the ambient temperature is low, even a healthy full-term baby cannot maintain body temperature.
When babies are cold, they use energy and oxygen to generate warmth. If the sensory temperature drops one degree from the ideal 97 degrees Fahrenheit, the baby's oxygen consumption increases by 10 percent. If babies can be kept at the optimum temperature, neither too hot nor too cold, then they can conserve energy and build up reserves. This is very important when the baby is sick or premature.
Newborns often wear hats to keep warm while in the hospital. However, when the baby comes home, they should not use the hat again, because it is very unsafe! Overheating is a risk factor for SIDS, so parents should avoid over-binding, over-dressing or covering the baby's face.
How to determine your baby's temperature?
Put yourself first! If you're comfortable, then so are your kids! Second, determine their temperature by checking the temperature of the nape of their neck or chest, not their hands or feet, where the temperature is not accurate.
What TOG should you use?
How much to dress your baby depends on the temperature of the room, here are the instructions for when a BabyClothesWholesale sleeping bag should be used:
0.5TOG rated for 74-78℉ or 23-26℃:
If the temperature is 70-75 degrees Fahrenheit, long sleeve onesies, jumpsuits
1.0 TOG is rated for 69-73 ° F or 21-23 ° C:
If the temperature is 69-73 degrees, a long sleeve jumpsuit, a jumpsuit
2.5 TOG rated for 61-68°F or 16-20°C:
Jumpsuits should only be worn at 69-73 degrees
If the temperature is 61 to 68 degrees Fahrenheit, long sleeve onesies, jumpsuits