Wednesday, October 3, 2012
There are a several new terms in use these days that all describe the same tragic event of losing your precious baby suddenly and unexpectedly. Whether it is categorized as SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), SUID (Sudden Unexpected Infant Death) or SUDI (Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy), the outcome and horribleness of it all is the same, and your baby is gone.
Thursday, October 4, 2012
October is SIDS Awareness month. To help keep babies sleeping safely by building awareness for safe sleep practices, we're offering a special giveaway! Simply post the following message to your Facebook page or tweet to help spread the word! We'll award a year's supply of HALO® SleepSack® wearable blankets to one winner on October 12th!
Monday, October 8, 2012
It is recommended to place your baby to sleep on his or her back to reduce the risk of SIDS and suffocation. Many parents worry that this will cause flat head syndrome, plagiocephaly. This is caused when babies spend time in a position that puts pressure on one part of the skull. To prevent this, here are a few tips.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
We are lucky to have some beautiful babies modeling for us at HALO! We’d like you to introduce you to Carter. He's so handsome! Look for her wearing some of our newest SleepSack wearable blankets for Babies R Us. HALO fans, meet Carter!
Thursday, October 18, 2012
As a parent of a new baby, I spent a lot of time and energy mastering nursing or bottle feeding. It was just as I felt that I had become a pro in this area that the pediatrician said it was time to think about introducing my baby to “solids”. For most children (and their parents!), this new adventure starts somewhere between 4 and 6 months. Here are a couple of ideas on how to master solid feeding and expand your child’s palette.
As we observe SIDS Awareness Month around the world and International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day on October 15th, it is important for moms, dads and caregivers to consider the steps they can take to reduce SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), SUID (Sudden Unexplained Infant Death) or SUDI (Sudden Unexplained Death in Infancy) risks.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Just after my daughter Anna turned 3, we found out we were expecting. I was very nervous at first because 3 was a difficult age (difficult meaning TANTRUMS!), and I had no idea how I would handle a newborn added into the mix. Thankfully, we had a few months to adjust to the idea. Anna named her brother-to-be Llama Face and we eagerly prepared for his arrival.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
We are so excited to announce that the HALO SleepSack wearable blanket is a finalist in the Most Awesome Snuggiest Blankets and Comforters category in Red Tricycle's Totally Awesome Awards. Woo Hoo! The voting runs from October 14 to November 30, 2012 and the finalist with the most votes will be the winner.
If you love HALO SleepSack wearable blankets, we need your votes! To thank you in advance for your support, we would like to offer a giveaway to one lucky voter, a HALO SleepSack wearable blanket!
Monday, October 29, 2012
It seems we hear a lot more about overweight children, but not often about the other end of the spectrum: underweight children. Just as many kids fall in the lower percentiles for weight as fall in the high percentiles for weight.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Halloween is almost here! Check out these great ideas to celebrate the holiday with your kids.