Baby not crying but is restless and moving

edited March 2022 in Self-Soothing 7 comments


Every night my husband and I end up debating whether or not our baby girl (7 weeks now) needs to be picked up and fed/rocked back to sleep or not. After about 4-5 hours, she stirs/moves/grunts/whimpers/is all around restless in the crib, but she is not crying and her eyes are not open. We end up caving and I get her up and breastfeed her, but she doesn’t always stay alert enough to complete a full feed (even after a diaper change). Should I be leaving her down? I get such guilt watching her in the crib and listening to

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