A mom wants to “normalize contact naps” — and it’s hard to argue with her results.
“When people tell me to put baby down to sleep,” she wrote. “Carrying them all day to sleep won’t spoil your baby. All they want is to know we’re near and they’re safe. Nine months in, nine months on.”
Her baby boy lay on a pillow, crying. The mom gently nestled her head next to him. He immediately stopped bawling, calmed down and started to fall asleep. It worked like magic.
The touching video received 23.6 million views and 4.4 million likes on TikTok.
“When I see this, it makes me wanna sob because there are so many babies in this world who don’t get to experience this, the thing they deserve,” a user wrote.
“It took me five kids to learn this,” a person commented.
“You are SO right. It is natural for babies to require the comfort and security of a parent to sleep soundly,” a TikToker replied.
“My heart cannot handle this,” someone added.
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