ergoPouch Sleep Blog - Tips to Help Baby & Toddlers Sleep

Raising a little human isn't easy. From well-meaning friends, to experts and baby brands comes a slew of advice and information, some of it misleading and some downright dangerous.
ergoPouch work with experts in the field of sleep solutions to offer your family no-nonsense help and support along your sleep journey from birth to five years. If there is a topic that we haven’t covered and you would like some advice, please let us know.

Best foods for sleep: The parent edition

As any Mum will attest, getting enough sleep can be a near impossibility. With child #1 waking up early, and child #2 still struggling to sleep through, it’s highly likely that every time you hear the recommendation of ‘7-9 hours of uninterrupted sleep’, and then hear about just how bad it is for you to NOT get that, you’re pretty ready to throw your phone in the toilet (if your 2-year-old didn’t already!).

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White Noise Machines for Adults - What are the Benefits?

White noise, most commonly known as soothing or calming sounds, has become increasingly popular for adults looking to improve sleep quality, concentration levels and overall relaxation. White noise has long been associated with it’s use for babies to promote sleep, but incorporating white noise into your everyday adult life has many health benefits, such as aiding in relaxation, mindfulness, and overall well being.

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A quick guide to common toddler and preschooler sleep issues

Sleep challenges in children can literally be a nightmare (excuse the pun!) for parents. Handling the endless requests to quench that sudden thirst that seems to emerge just as you’ve left their bedroom each night, or even managing the behaviors in the lead up to bedtime – is exhausting for parents. However, this is a battle worth pursuing. Sleep has a significant impact on a child’s development and behavior.

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What’s best for newborn sleeping: Arms in, hands up, arms out?

We often get asked what the best way to sleep a newborn is: arms in, arms up, or arms out. We wish we had a magic potion to give you that answer, but we can tell you ALL babies are wonderfully different.

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How to Get a Baby to Sleep in a Bassinet, Plus Spring Layering Tips

As a new parent, trying to get your little one to sleep in the bassinet can be daunting when all they want to do is sleep on you. We know that babies wanting to sleep on or near us is biologically normal and helps with brain development. During the day, we can enjoy those newborn snuggles (because we know they go way too fast!!), but it can be frustrating and dangerous at night if you're dozing off while holding your baby. 

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Dr Golly’s 5 tips to prepare a baby for nap time

We sat down with our friend Dr Golly to chat about preparing a baby for nap time. 

Dr Golly (Dr Daniel Golshevsky) is a Melbourne-based pediatrician and father of three. Specializing in unsettled babies and poor sleep, Dr Golly developed his program through work with thousands of babies over a decade of practice. With a focus on empowering parents and protecting mothers, Dr Golly turns up the volume of that innate parental instinct to maximize parents' understanding of their baby's cues and bring everyone closer to a full night's sleep.

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Navigating Sleep in the Holiday Season

It’s coming! Can you believe another silly season is fast approaching?!

It can be a little daunting – especially if you’re trying to keep your little ones to their sleep schedules, but don’t worry – we've put together a number of pointers to help navigate your little ones sleep during the silly season, including how to get kids to sleep on Christmas Eve.

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