Posts — #swaddling

Beautiful stories are worth sharing...
2020-10-30
Beautiful stories are worth sharing...
Gorgeous testimony provided by Ashley C. "Our first baby was born July 6th of this year and she was in the NICU for 8 weeks struggling to breathe. She was diagnosed with bilateral vocal cord paralysis ultimately resulting in a Tracheostomy at only 3 weeks old. ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀Her Trach needs to be covered with artificial humidity all night long. She has a string around her neck holding the nose of the humidity right up to her Trach and when putting her to sleep, I constantly worry she will shift or grab at the placement of everything and cause an emergency. I initially tried a sleep sack to contain her arms but found it bunches up around her neck and caused...

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<h1><span style="font-weight: 400;">SIDS Awareness Month: Safe Infant Sleep Practices</span></h1> <p> </p>
2020-10-30

SIDS Awareness Month: Safe Infant Sleep Practices

 

Written By: Neve Spicer Providing proper care to your baby begins with knowing best practices for safety. When it comes to their sleep accommodations, it's crucial that parents follow the American Academy of Pediatrics' recommendations for infant sleep until babies reach the twelve month mark. These rules help to eliminate the presence of choking and strangulation hazards, encourage correct positioning, and help parents understand lifestyle factors that can both increase and decrease the risk of SIDS. SIDS, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, refers to the unexplained passing of a child who is under a year old. Research into this devastating condition has revealed that safe sleep practices and lifestyle changes can be impactful in reducing SIDS risk. October is SIDS...

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Let's Hold Brands Accountable.⁠
2020-10-19
Let's Hold Brands Accountable.⁠
Safe Sleep is a critical topic to keeping your baby safe, so shouldn't the images you see from brands also show and demonstrate safe sleep?⁠⁠You should be seeing what you should be doing. ⁠⁠And, brands should be held accountable for showing safe sleep. ⁠⁠We want to support and encourage you on your safe sleep journey... and also lead by example. ⁠⁠⁠Here are some important sleep safety tips:⁠⁠1. Always place your little one on their back to go to sleep.⁠⁠2. Never use any bumpers or pillows or blankets in your little one's crib. Your crib should be completely empty during sleep.⁠⁠3. Use a firm and flat mattress.⁠⁠4. Never co-sleep with your little one. The safest place for them is in your...

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Q: My little one is going to turn 8 weeks. Can I continue to use the Ollie Swaddle past 8 weeks?
2020-09-28
Q: My little one is going to turn 8 weeks. Can I continue to use the Ollie Swaddle past 8 weeks?
The answer is...⁠⁠YES! The good news is that your Ollie is purposefully designed to grow with your little one. So, if you are seeing signs that YOUR little one is beginning to reach the monumental stage of rolling from back to stomach, you can begin to use your Ollie with one or both arms out. And, the best part? Because the Ollie has freedom of movement in both the hips and the shoulder joints, your little one will not have any constraint put on any of their amazing joints in either version of swaddling. You can continue to use your Ollie swaddle as a traditional sleep sack throughout their first year!   We know that this transition time can feel hard or even...

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