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What to Choose: Sleep Sack or Swaddle?

What to Choose: Sleep Sack or Swaddle?

When It's Time to Stop Swaddling & How to Make the Transition Easier

When It's Time to Stop Swaddling & How to Make the Transition Easier

Introducing Dr. Tanya Altmann

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Tanya Altmann to the HALO® family. As a working mom and accomplished pediatrician, Dr. Tanya shares our passion for safe sleep. We’re excited to partner with her on upcoming HALO® launches and sleep safety information. Make sure to look out for future articles and posts from Dr. Tanya about safe sleep! 

Guest Post: Safe Sleep for Exhausted New Parents

We’re honored to share a guest post written by Alison Jacobson, CEO of First Candle, the non-profit dedicated to ending SIDS. Alison is also a SIDS mom, having lost her son Conner in 1997. We hope you’ll find her message a powerful reminder on the importance of safe sleep.

Bringing Magic to the Bedtime Routine

Bedtime routines are not only an essential part of healthy sleep for baby, but for parents, too. By establishing a routine, baby learns to fall asleep on their own—and comfort themselves back to sleep without the need for you to soothe them by rocking or lying next to them.

The Disney Baby Collection by HALO

Discover the magnificence of Disney™ with our newest collection designed with sleep safety, comfort and fun in mind.

How to Establish a Bedtime Routine to Make Nighttime Easier

If kids had it their way, they’d probably never sleep. Their little bodies are so busy exploring all day that it’s important that they get a healthy amount of sleep each night. But for many parents, bedtime is a struggle.This is where a bedtime routine that’s followed diligently can come in handy - both for children and their parents!

Tips for Hosting the Perfect Baby Sprinkle

We can never resist a chance to celebrate a new baby, so we just had to host a baby sprinkle shower for HALO inventory manager, Rachel, and her family—husband Joey and soon-to-be big brother, James. So, without further ado, our favorite baby sprinkle ideas.

Hip Healthy Swaddling with the HALO® SleepSack® Swaddle

We know your child’s development is always top-of-mind! Did you know that certain swaddling techniques can delay the development of your child’s hips? The HALO® SleepSack® wearable blanket and SleepSack® swaddle have a generous sack design, leaving your baby’s hips to move freely and decreasing likelihood of Infant Hip Dysplasia.

AAP Guidelines on Safe Sleep and How You Can Start Practicing

The AAP suggests that a safe sleep environment can reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The guidelines recommend safe sleep practices that can be implemented by all parents and caregivers to reduce the risk of sleep-related infant deaths.

When It's Time to Stop Swaddling & How to Make the Transition Easier

Swaddling can be a parent's favorite tool to help calm their baby into a restful nights sleep. But unfortunately swaddling comes with an expiration date. Most parents wonder the best way to identify when baby should discontinue swaddling, and we're here to help!  First and foremost, it is important to note that every baby is different.

Transitioning Your Little One to the Crib? Some Safe Sleeping Tips for a Smooth Transition

Does your baby sleep in your bedroom? Many parents choose to room-share, having their baby sleep in a bassinet next to their bed since birth. Not only is it recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics for safe sleep, but it’s convenient when they wake in the night, and provides closeness as you and your baby bond. However, eventually your little one needs to transition to a crib. Here are our tips to make that transition easier.

Managing Sleep with Newborn Twins

Whether you’re expecting twins, or you recently brought them home from the hospital, many parents have one big question on their minds – How will I ever get some sleep?! As a mom of twins and a Certified Sleep Consultant, I often get asked, “How soon can I start sleep training twins?” 

Tips for Safe Swaddling

While in the womb, baby is tightly cuddled inside mom for nine months, so it's natural that they would find comfort from swaddling after birth. Swaddling is a technique that can help calm fussy or crying babies and even help them sleep longer during their first few months of life.

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