Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play infant sleepers are portable, semi-reclining cradles that rock and lull babies into a peaceful sleep. They can also help babies with reflux, who are most comfortable when being held upright or lying on an incline. The only problem? These "sleepers" have never been approved for overnight sleep, despite many using them for this purpose. And now that they've been pulled from the market over safety concerns, they're no longer an option for daytime naps either.
For nighttime sleep, the safest place for babies under a year to sleep is on a firm, flat surface, free of any pillows, blankets or toys, ideally in their parent's bedroom. Many babies, however, just don't find those sleeping arrangements up to their satisfaction and will let you know -- loudly and at 3am!
Read on for my top tips for helping your baby sleep without the help of the Rock n’ Play Read More
West Coast Sewing Co is a new Canadian baby carrier company that makes beautiful, double sided ring slings. I’m always on the lookout for what’s up and coming in the babywearing world, so when I came across these stunning baby slings, I couldn’t wait to try one out! Read More
A cesarean birth can be a wonderful way to bring your baby into the world, but the recovery is a little different than that of a vaginal birth. You may wonder if babywearing is safe or comfortable while recovering from a c-section.
The short answer is:
Yes! Babywearing can be a safe and comfortable way to carry your baby after a c-section delivery. Read More
There are several different kinds of baby carriers on the market today, and each one works a little differently. It can seem daunting to use any baby carrier, but all carriers, no matter how different they seem, are put on by following exactly the same steps. By following these steps, putting on a baby carrier is as easy as 1, 2, 3! Read More