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’ PlayRead More