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.

How to Settle Your Newborn with Steph Gouin

All healthy newborn babies are in fact born capable of drifting off to sleep when their basic needs are met, and when they are in the ideal conditions in which to do so.

And when they do, it’s magical.

However, this may not happen all the time and it is absolutely OK to offer hands-on settling support when your little one can’t quite do it by themself. 

 

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Introducing the Baby Tuck Sheet

Our new Baby Tuck Sheet is a firm-fitting mattress sleeve designed for newborns who are not rolling. Designed to use over the top of a swaddle or sleeping bag, the Baby Tuck Sheet provides added security, comfort and warmth during sleep. The Baby Tuck Sheet has been stringently tested and approved as safe by leading Australian safety organization INPAA and follows Red Nose safe sleep guidelines for baby bedding.

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How to Ease into Daylight Saving with a Baby or Toddler

We've reached that time of year where the nights are lighter, and the sun is setting late (hello summer, and balmy nights ahead!). This time change is a crowd-pleaser, we technically lose an extra hour of sleep but we gain summer!

While moving the clock forward one hour is something that makes us sleepy for a couple of days, our adult bodies adjust to the change reasonably quick.

 

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Hello Summer!

Summer is just around the corner! Which means carefree days at the beach, pool-side BBQ's, ice cream sundaes, and sun tired little ones... We all know that afeeling after a full day in the sun - pure happiness and utter exhaustion. For many reasons, the sun can really take it out of you! Here are a few tips to make sure your littles stay cool, comfortable and protected during the summer heat as well as how ergoPouch can help support your sleep during summer.

 

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The start of daylight savings time the beginning of a nightmare week

Sunday marked the start of daylight savings time. And, if you’re like most parents everywhere, Sunday also marked the beginning of a nightmare week (or several) of bedtime shenanigans from your children. A handful of you very, on-the-ball, organized, planner-types probably started moving your child’s bedtime 10-15 minutes later every day before the time change happened

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ergoPouch baby registry must-haves on Babylist

We are so proud to partner with Babylist to help expecting parents curate their perfect baby registry gift list. We love that Babylist takes a lot of the stress away in preparation for your baby, their aim is to connect expecting parents with the best & most reliable babywear in the industry and simplify the journey with personalized and unbiased support for all parents. You can now add ergoPouch products to your Babylist registry directly from the ergoPouch website from every product page!

 

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Busting Baby Sleep Myths

The reason there are so many myths is that often information is the result of caring people who have had similar situations and want to share their experiences. Unfortunately, though, not all babies are the same and something that worked for one baby, may not be appropriate for another. Additionally, the world of baby sleep attracts marketing of ideas and products and some will promote anything to parents if it makes money. Even if the information is not based on research or on entire disciplines of study, they are still offered to parents as a ‘fix’. Sadly this leaves desperate parents being offered information that is either inappropriate for them or their baby. This information is derived from a body of knowledge that specializes in the welfare of infants and their families, aimed at supporting health and wellbeing.

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How much should my baby sleep?

There are so many studies that claim to prove the number of hours a baby should sleep. But these studies vary on what the exact number should be. The fact is, as humans, we don’t conform to an exact science - we’re all different. That’s the very reason there will be variations in what the research tells us and variation in how much your baby will sleep.

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