Sleep soundly in babies is optimal sleep. Experts say that sleep is one of the stimuli for growth and development of babies and even sleep is one way to develop the brain so that it makes babies intelligent, intelligent and think clearly.
Did you know that 75% of the growth hormone in babies is released when the baby is sleeping. This hormone-induced growth will begin to function in stage 3 and stage 4 of sleep. So that high levels of growth hormone will be related to the relationship between the physical condition of the baby which stimulates the bones and tissues, the body’s metabolism and can also maximize brain development.
The formation of hormone enhancement when the baby sleeps will repair and renew all the cells in the baby’s body. Skin cells, blood cells and even brain cells will be assisted in the growth hormone that is formed when the baby sleeps.
When the baby sleeps, the blood flow to the brain will increase. So that during the sleep stage, babies who experience REM sleep will have an important role in the baby’s psychological health and brain activity. Even if it can be optimally, it will show maximum stimulation. So that it will be good for the growth of the nervous system in your baby.
At the beginning of birth, at the age of 1 month, babies can sleep 16-22 hours. This cycle is shorter compared to the people of the gods and longer. In addition, a good sleep pattern is supported by the environment. To create a good sleep pattern and quality sleep for your baby, try to support your baby’s environment.
When going to sleep, make sure your baby does not experience dirty, noisy, hot or hungry diapers. It is very important for you to create a calm atmosphere, the temperature is not too cold, the lights are dim and not noisy which can hamper your baby’s sleep. Babies who wake up frequently or have disturbed sleep will have problems with growth and development so that your baby will experience a disruption of trust when they grow up.
In addition, if the baby sleeps less than optimally, it will increase the baby’s immune system that is less or prone to infection. This is because when the baby’s sleep is disturbed, the levels of white blood cells in the body will decrease. This causes the effectiveness of the immune system to decrease and the result is that the baby will get sick easily and have impaired growth. If your baby’s body is weak it will reduce the ability to think low.