Should my baby have a small pillow under his head when he sleeps rather than sleeping flat? He is three weeks old and can get very grumbly when I try to settle him after a feed.
It’s recommended not to give them a pillow until they’re over one due to the SIDS risk. I just thought I’d let you know because I didn’t know either and someone told me and I was horrified (the person who told me wasn’t very nice).
I always used to carry my baba round after being fed when he was that age, it brought all the gas up and then he slept for longer when I placed him down.
Babies should sleep flat as there's a risk of SIDS. This is always what is said when researching myself, so I don’t think it is worth the risk.
Babies should not have a small pillow under their head until they're about two years of age due to the risk of SIDS.
If your little one is not settling well after a feed, maybe keep him upright on you, burping him for a bit longer before you put him in cot.