There can also be various reasons for the baby to oversleep, especially newborns. Medication given during labor or certain medical conditions can make newborn babies drowsy. Overactive environment can blank him out and make him sleep, excess nutrition or incomplete nutrition can make the toddler weak and hence he will sleep more often. So it is advised that newborn babies wake up when it’s time for feeding them. This is not much of a task, if you follow certain tricks and tips to wake up a sleeping child.
☀ Get rid of the coverings on the baby. It includes the bed covers and also his clothes. Try to change his diaper, most babies will wake up, as it annoys them.
☀ Make eye contact and talk or sing to him. Looking in his eyes will make him more connected and happier, getting him off the sleep mode. You can also try to wipe his forehead with a damp cloth, make sure the cloth is not cold, just slightly cool. Try to wipe the face of the baby with this cloth.
☀ Keep talking to the baby, while you feed her. Burp the baby in sessions, this will prevent her from falling asleep while nursing.