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Reading to Baby

Reading is very important skill in life, and it is never too soon to begin reading to your children. Sharing a love of books with your newborn will instill a lifelong love for reading and has many developmental benefits.     It's a great way to bond. Reading to your little one is a very personal one-on-one activity. It can be a very special way for mom, dad or big brother/big sister to bond with baby because the two of you can snuggle and she can listen to your voice, which is often very soothing. This is especially true for mothers since baby has listened to your voice from inside the womb.  Your little one will be more prepared to...

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Homemade Baby Food

When it comes time to transition your little one from breast milk or formula to solids, you may want to try your hand at homemade purees. We have some tips to help get you started as well as some suggestions for first foods to try.  Making homemade purees can be a commitment as far as supplies needed, preparation time and storage. But with some simple organization, it will be worth it for your little one.               Photo: Saffron & Sage   Let’s begin with the why. What are the benefits of making homemade purees for your baby over purchasing prepackaged purees?  You know exactly what your little one is eating Purees made from fresh...

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Safe Sleeping with Ollie Swaddle

It’s part of our mission to see every baby flourish from conception to crawling and as always, our number one priority is the safety of your little one. The Ollie Swaddle is designed to help your baby (and you!) sleep soundly and feel comforted. With that in mind, we have ten tips for naptime and bedtime.     Always place your baby on his back to sleep. When you lay your little one down for a nap or at night, always pace him on his back. Once your baby is able to roll over on his own, he may roll over in his sleep to his tummy or side. As long as he is able to roll back-and-forth, there isn’t...

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Swaddling How-To

As a new mom, you might be looking for ways to provide extra comfort to your little one as he or she adjusts to life outside of the womb. Arriving earthside is full of new sensations compared to how babies are used to being snug and warm inside of the womb. Swaddling is one great way to help calm your baby and make them feel safe in those first months. But, as you’ll find out – or maybe you already have – there is a definite art to swaddling a baby. That’s why we created the Ollie Swaddle. Our swaddle is designed to stay snug around your little one, providing them the comfort they desire while remaining safe. When you...

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Baby Names Giveaway

We are so thankful to for hosting a giveaway for The Ollie Swaddle. It was wonderful experience. We can't thank you enough for the awesome job you did showcasing The Ollie. You highlighted the versatility and effectiveness of The Ollie Swaddle perfectly. We are also very pleased with how you designed the Ollie giveaway page to reflect our brand and showcase our pictures. Overall, our experience was more than expected! Please head over to and check them out. 

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