Few days old baby

Question: Hi dr how long does a newborn sleep.. My son is 7 days old he always sleep i feed him fen again he go to sleep... If i put him on bed he starts crying he wnts to b always on lap..

Answer: Hi New born sleep anywhere between 16-18. Hours They are hardly awake As the baby grows there would be gradual increase in awake time The baby needs sleep as al lot of development in happening inside his body So don't worry it's very nnormal As with the lap you need to slowly shift from lap to bed as he has already formed love for it They develop such habits quickly It would be best once he is 2.5 give him tummy time after every nappy change
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