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The summer months have been so much fun around our house this year. Sleeping in with the boys has definitely been one of the best parts, but we’ve also had some pretty major changes happen over the break. Aiden became a kindergartener, our house is now listed for sale, Reese is starting preschool, and Ezra officially moved up from a crib to a toddler bed. While I’m proud of each one of their accomplishments (and ours… listing and showing a house is some seriously hard work!), all of the changes can really mess with a mother’s emotions! One of the … …..
Ever since my husband and I were expecting our first baby, safe sleep is something that we have heard a lot about. I was fortunate enough to have friends with younger babies who talked a lot about safe sleep, and an amazing birthing educator who also gave us some incredible tips for keeping my sweet little baby safe while sleeping. One thing that we heard over and over is that babies sleep better when swaddled, and that HALO SleepSacks were an absolute must for us to have. So, we made sure to include a few SleepSack Swaddles on our baby … …..
We’ve been big fans of HALO SleepSacks and have used them through many different stages since Aiden was a baby. From newborn Swaddlers to Early Walkers, SleepSacks have been a constant nighttime companion and safe sleep item for the boys. Since summer is coming and it’s finally starting to warm up, I was really excited to hear about HALO’s newest SleepSack and Swaddle- 100% cotton muslin fabric. HALO SleepSack wearable blankets promote safe sleeping by replacing any loose blankets in the crib that can cover baby’s face and interfere with normal breathing. Baby can stay nice and comfy (and swaddled … …..
“HALO Innovations became the standard for hospital nurseries and parents alike. In fact, 1,000 hospital nurseries use the HALO SleepSack Swaddle instead of blankets through the HALO Safer Way to Sleep Initiative. That is 1.5 million births getting first-hand, in-hospital experience with the HALO SleepSack Swaddle and safe sleep practices! Modeling safe sleep practices for parents in the hospital is the key to safer sleep practices at home. HALO Innovations also offers free Safe Sleep Practices kits to childbirth educators to help further the cause of SIDS prevention.” Last month was SIDS Awareness Month, and I wrote a post about … …..
As a nurse that works with newborns, new mothers, and new families, one of my favorite parts of my job is teaching. My top 3 favorite teaching topics are: breastfeeding, skin-to-skin/bonding, and safe sleep. All 3 of those things are important in my own life, so I know that they’re going to be important to other new moms too. The third topic, safe sleep, is not only important to just me, however, but to my hospital as well. All infants in our hospital wear a HALO SleepSack Swaddle in effort to keep infants safe and to model a safe, blanket-free … …..
There are two things that I am overly cautious of when it comes to my kiddos – car seat safety and sleep safety. If you’ve been following along with my Watch Willow Grow updates then you know we co-sleep, but it’s important to know that there are safe and unsafe ways to co-sleep just as there are safe and unsafe ways for baby to sleep in a crib. One of the most important things is that there should be no soft bedding or toys in babies sleep area. So if you can’t cover baby up with a traditional blanket how … …..
I may have a teeny tiny obsession with aden+anais. Willow has been wrapped in their swaddling blankets from birth because I was sure to pack a few in my hospital bag. Kaelyn cuddles up with not one, but two dream blankets every night – she thieved her big sisters, hehe – and her mattress is covered in an aden+anais crib sheet. And after bath time Willow is dried with her big soft aden+anais hooded towel. There is just something magical about muslin. It is durable and gentle. Soft and strong. Breathable and comfortable. Time-tested and pure. And once you have snuggled … …..
An extremely important part of keeping your little ones safe occurs when they are sleeping. After all in the first year of life your baby will sleep an average of 13-15 hours in a 24 hour period. One company dedicated to creating healthier sleep environments is HALO Innovations Inc. The founder of HALO Innovations, William Schmid, began researching safe sleep environments after he lost his daughter to SIDS in 1991. Since 1994 Bill and his company have been working to develop products that encourage healthier and safer sleeping as well as bring peace of mind to your home. My heart … …..