Posts — new mom

"DAILIES" Welcome To Our Ollie Family!⁠
2020-06-25
"DAILIES" Welcome To Our Ollie Family!⁠
Turn Up the Sound & Press Play: DAILIES ARE HERE!⁠⁠ What do you think our #1 question is?We are always asked: “What should my little one wear under their Ollie?”This is the question that lead us down the path to developing "Dailies."We wanted to create something for your little to wear under their Ollie that would help do what the Ollie was designed to do... wick away moisture and assist with temperature regulation. What's next to your little one's skin is important to us. Just like the Ollie swaddle, Dailies are made with the same buttery soft custom moisture-wicking fabric that you have come to know and love about the Ollie!⁠⁠Our goal was not only to create something buttery soft and useful,...

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Spring Forward: Adjusting Baby Sleep for Daylight Savings
2018-03-10
Spring Forward: Adjusting Baby Sleep for Daylight Savings
Ahhhh… Spring! Spring means flowers are blooming, birds are tweeting, and mamas are pushing strollers without freezing. But…there are also three naughty words also associated with spring: Daylight Saving Time. As mothers, we know Daylight Savings was created to punish us for the offenses of our youth, right? Could there possibly be any other reason why the entire nation would want to mess with our baby’s sleep/wake schedule? Well, I actually have some really good news about the springtime Daylight Savings adjustment. If your little one is an early riser, adjusting the clock an hour later just solved your problem. What used to be a 5:30am wake time will now be a 6:30am wake time! I have three solutions for...

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Creating a Nursery That is Perfect for Sleep
2018-02-23
Creating a Nursery That is Perfect for Sleep
There is nothing like bringing your baby home from the hospital and into their nursery for the first time. You’ve filled their space with the sweetest clothes and blankets, chosen the perfect artwork for the walls, and maybe even passed down a few treasures from your own childhood. But how do you know if this room is ready to help your little bundle sleep? A beautiful nursery is wonderful, but a space that really encourages your new baby to maximize those precious moments of sleep is critical. While an uninterrupted night may still be at least a few months away, there are several things you can do to ensure that your baby’s space is as conducive as possible to a good night’s...

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Tips for Surviving Daylight Savings Time with Kids
2017-10-23
Tips for Surviving Daylight Savings Time with Kids
We are so excited to feature Brooke Nalle from Sleepy on Hudson, a pediatric sleep consultant with training in child development and sleep science. Many parents are anxious about Daylight Savings Time and the effect it can have on their child's sleep, and Brooke is here to help us ease into the transition with her top survival tips.  Daylight Savings Tips from Sleepy on Hudson If you didn’t have young kids, then you would likely love the idea of sleeping for an additional hour. However, you do – and on Sunday November 5th, your happy and awake guy at 6AM is now your happy and awake guy at 5AM! If you are dealing with a cranky baby who is accustomed to an 8:30AM nap and it...

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Introducing Your Breastfed Baby to A Bottle
2017-08-25
Introducing Your Breastfed Baby to A Bottle
Many moms who choose to breastfeed eventually want the option to give their baby a bottle. Whether you’re going back to work or just want a night out, there are steps you can take to make the introduction to a bottle a more seamless one.  Introducing your breastfed baby to a bottle takes some planning and patience. For a smooth transition, start offering the bottle somewhere between the third to fourth week when your milk supply is fully established and breastfeeding is off to a good start. This three- to four-week window is ideal because waiting longer can result in a baby who might reject the bottle completely. Here are 5 tips to keep in mind when introducing your baby...

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