Some babies are more gassy than others, but most babies will need a burp at some point. Babies need to burp much more often than older children and adults. They drink all of their calories, which means they can swallow a lot of air.
Burping a baby can be important day and night. Sometimes babies fall asleep while eating and you may need to find a way to burp them while they are still asleep. It's amazing how well a newborn baby can sleep.
Even if your baby does fall asleep, try burping him for a few minutes before putting him back to sleep. Otherwise, they wake up in pain with trapped gas .
Not all babies burp, no matter if it's on their own or with your help. If your babye needs a burp, read on for how to do it even when sleeping.