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.
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.
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?”
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.
Babies spend the majority of their time asleep. Understandably, one of the top priorities for parents is to ensure their little ones are sleeping as safely as possible. Parents often wonder where their babies should sleep and what the ideal environment is for sleep. Here are some of the top tips and reminders for a sound and safe slumber for all of your babies
The arrival of twins is a roller coaster ride for all parents. At the beginning, the thought of leaving the house to go to the pediatrician can be a full day endeavor. Parents wonder how they’ll ever get their tired selves, and their babies, and their stuff (and there’s just so much stuff!)out the door and to their final destination.
Keeping your baby safe, secure and comfortable overnight means everything to you. And it's always been at the core of our mission here at HALO. Our founder, Bill Schmid, and his wife Cathy, lost their first-born to SIDS, which is why we've made it our mission to make safe sleep easier for families.
Baby clothes can be tough to organize. They’re tiny, sometimes oddly shaped and are used constantly. We have a solution for staying organized, so you can quickly and easily see what’s in baby’s dresser drawers. Marie Kondo would be so proud!
We are reminded of the importance of safe sleep practices during this pandemic. Many of us are out of our routines, dealing with extra people in the house, distracted by the latest news and uncertain about the future.
Making sure your baby is safe is always top of mind for parents; especially while sleeping. To try and calm some of these nerves, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends the following sleep safety guidelines to help you have peace of mind when putting your baby to rest.
HALO® is proud to offer innovative solutions that make safe sleep easier. But as any parent knows, sometimes getting your baby to actually sleep at all can be a real challenge. Discover how creating a consistent bedtime routine for your little one will ensure a better sleep.
As part of our ongoing commitment to making it easier for families and healthcare professionals to follow the AAP guidelines on safe sleep, the HALO Safe Sleep Modeling In-Hospital Program replaces the traditional blankets in your well-baby nursery and NICU with a FREE supply of HALO® SleepSack® swaddle wearable blankets.