Posts — the Ollie Swaddle

Keep your baby cool this summer with The Ollie + The Dailies
2020-07-29
Keep your baby cool this summer with The Ollie + The Dailies
Written By:  Elizabeth with Sleep Baby Sleep Consulting Hey Ollie Family! It’s Elizabeth with Sleep Baby Sleep Consulting. I’m an infant and toddler sleep consultant and a longtime fan of The Ollie Swaddle! I tell people all the time how amazing the Ollie is because it is truly the best swaddle I’ve ever used. So, you can imagine how excited I was when The Dailies were released! Not only are they beautiful and soft they are perfect to pair with The Ollie to help your baby sleep well and stay cool.   I live in North Carolina where summer lasts ⅔ of the year and, while I am a huge fan of the sunshine and heat, clients frequently ask me...

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FAQs with Hindi
2019-05-09
FAQs with Hindi
Hi, Ollie Family. I wanted to take some time and go through some of our most frequently asked questions with you.  1. When Can I Start Using My Ollie? You can actually start using your Ollie from day one, after your skin-to-skin time with your newborn. This can help to ease the transition from your little one from the womb to the outside world, by assisting in replicating the environment they were most used to... the womb. We have many parents who pack their Ollie in their hospital bag, so they can start implementing their Ollie right away and having it become part of their routine for their little one.    2. When Should I Transition to One or Both Arms Out...

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Sleep Consultant Taking Cara Babies
2017-01-25
Sleep Consultant Taking Cara Babies
I am excited to have the opportunity to introduce Cara Dumaplin, Founder of Taking Cara Babies. She is a Registered Nurse with 18 years experience in Neonatal ICU, Labor & Delivery, Antepartum and Postpartum Care. Cara is married to a pediatrician and is a mom to four. She is an educator and sleep consultant who helps families all across the nation. I was able to spend time with Cara and discuss some of our top questions.  1. Tell us about your background. I had been a nurse for many years when I brought my first baby home from the hospital. I believed my background in neonatal nursing and being married to a pediatrician would mean having a new baby would be...

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The Ollie Swaddle and Neurodevelopment
2017-01-20
The Ollie Swaddle and Neurodevelopment
Swaddling provides many benefits for your little one. Some of these benefits may seem temporary – like providing comfort and calm – but these can lead to lifelong benefits as your little one is growing and learning.   First, let’s talk about what neurodevelopment is.  Neurodevelopment is the growth of the nervous system – a process that begins at conception and happens all the way through the final stages of life.  Brain development is especially important in the first few years of life because synapses in the brain are being formed that will create the wiring of the brain. While large portion of this development is up to genetics, the brain will fine-tune itself according to experiences and input from the...

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Top Ten Baby Items You’ll Be Thankful You Have
2016-12-01
Top Ten Baby Items You’ll Be Thankful You Have
Top Ten Baby Items You’ll Be Thankful You Have As an expectant first time mom, it can be overwhelming (to say the least) to see all of the baby products that are on the market. There will be so many that you buy and never use, or find that they don’t particularly work for your little one or even that he has no interest in them. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of our top essential items (in no particular order) and how they will make your life easier.     First aid kit – You’ll hear this one from everyone. You may even receive 2-3 of them at your baby shower, but we want to expand on what we...

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