The Strange Sleeping Habits of Babies

It’s important to remember that newborns just spent their entire existence crammed into a cozy womb, involuntarily swaying and occasionally engaging in some (amniotic) water aerobics. Once space got tight, maybe their left arm tended to get stuck over their heads, or maybe they liked to stretch out their right leg — right there into your rib — because that’s how things felt comfy.

But then they bring those weird sleep positions out here in the real world.

Like take my son when he was an infant, for example. He liked to sleep with one victory arm straight up in the air. All the time.


And Benjamin? He likes to sleep like a monkey, suspended in the air. This is how Ben defines “comfort.”

What about you? Does/did your baby have any strange sleep preferences? Share below!

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