You are a brand new you and parent brought that little bundle of joy home. You are willing to start your journey as a patient and loving parent. Then you find that when you do, Baby does not always need to sleep; actually he seems to resist sleep. And he goes to sleep he does not stay asleep. The Baby Sleep Website says there are 4 reasons for Baby to fight with sleep. The first is that you May have missed the sleep window of your baby. The sleep window is when the baby quiets and goes to sleep by himself. He understands and is tired it and is ready for sleeping. He will fight sleep and will be over tired, if you miss this. The remedy for this might be moving bedtime to a time or a previous time. If he is fighting sleep the bedtime will help.
The reason may be your baby has slept during the day and is tired. This is likely to be something toddlers not newborns. For this problem you are going to want to have a bedtime to your infant. The reason is that your baby may be going through separation anxiety and you are simply missed by him. This is likely to occur with infants. You may go to reassure him from time to time if you feel this is the problem. The reason is this may only be the personality and temperament of your baby. Babies and sleep may struggle because they like the stimulation of being interesting and alert. They do not need to miss a minute of fun. Believe that is my grandson Emory is difficult to get to sleep at night. My solution for this is to play him until he goes to sleep by himself.
According to the baby sleep miracle Site your baby may go at 4 weeks through a sleep regression. Like adults do, Infants do not have sleep cycles. We go between light and deep sleep but babies do not do that. The mind matures and the sleep of your baby changes to be more. This is normal and healthy but also means when waking from mild sleep is going to have and your infant is cycling between light and deep sleep. You do want that brain to grow after all. Do not be afraid to call so you do not become tired from lack of sleep to assist you yourself.