Posts — the Ollie Swaddle

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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Bassinet Sleep Safety 
2020-10-01
Bassinet Sleep Safety 
Written By: Paulo da Silva upsidedad.com Sleep safety is of the utmost importance and as parents, we should be reminded of it often. It is our duty to provide our little ones with the safest possible environment to sleep, yet I still see so many parents making avoidable mistakes. So let’s talk about sleep safety for a little bit, and more specifically bassinet sleep safety. Bassinets are not new. Humans have been using variations of the bassinet for centuries because they are portable, cozy and most importantly safe; that is if we follow some basic sleep safety guidelines. As a general rule, the sleep safety guidelines don’t change whether you are using a bassinet, crib, cot, pack n’ play or anything else....

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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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