Basically, babies have different development that makes parents wonder why my baby is not the same as his baby. It’s a natural thing that every parent asks. You need to know that the development of a baby is influenced by various factors so you don’t rush to worry about your baby, get to know your baby’s development in advance.
On this occasion, we will introduce to you the baby’s condition during sleep. The condition of babies during sleep varies, one of which is babies who are often shocked when sleeping. Have you ever caught your baby shocked while sleeping? Even though your baby doesn’t hear any sound, it’s normal to be shocked when the baby sleeps, let’s get to it.
Observed in terms of age, newborns often experience shock when they fall asleep. This is especially natural when your baby hears sounds that he thinks are still foreign. So you don’t have to worry about babies who often experience shock when sleeping at the early age of birth until the age of 4-5 months.
Conditions that occur in newborns are primitive reflexes which are part of adaptation. This reflex is known as the Moro reflex, so it helps your baby adjust to a new environment. You may even notice that even babies who are fast asleep have the Moro reflex without disturbing their sleep. In some conditions it is sometimes accompanied by a slight change in body movement or with a sound crying for a short duration, but then can be overcome and still fall asleep.
Babies who experience shock while sleeping is a sign to your baby that their sense of hearing is functioning. This indicates that the reflex muscles are working. This need not worry you. Precisely if the baby is less sensitive to environmental changes and the absence of the Moro reflex is something to worry about.
Babies already have the ability to reflex Moro when the baby is born it will slowly disappear. Even the moro reflex will reach its perfect point at 34 weeks of gestation, so babies who are 28 weeks old have been born (premature).
Even though you don’t need to worry about babies suddenly getting shocked while sleeping, if your baby is 6 months old, they are often shocked and can’t have quality sleep, then you should consult a doctor to find a solution to your baby’s condition.
Thus that a baby who is shocked when sleeping is not an abnormal condition but if you need follow-up in the examination and make sure your baby’s condition. You can consult a doctor. The doctor will assist in knowing the development and growth of your baby according to his condition.