Tagged with 'Safe 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.

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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A Guide to Safe Sleep

Here are the facts so you can make your own informed decision. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) reviewed numerous studies and reports on infant tragic sleep events and came up with the following recommendations. They apply especially within the first 6 months and up to 12 months of age. According to the AAP, the safest place for babies to sleep is: on their own sleep surface (i.e. in their own bassinet, crib etc) within sensory range of the parent (i.e. within range to hear, smell and be aware of the parent).

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Is your nursery a safe-sleep environment?

As new parents, we can often get caught up in the Instagram-worthy look of our nursery, or fandangled contraptions marketed as sleep-saviours. However, the most important thing you can do for your little human is to ensure their sleep environment is set up safely to reduce the risk of SUDI (Sudden Unexplained Death of Infant).

 

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