5 Sleep Tips When Traveling with a Baby

Many families put off traveling with a baby because they don’t want to disrupt their child’s sleep routine which they worked so hard to perfect. Traveling is known to be disruptive to sleep schedules which can really take its toll once you return from your trip. The trick is to prepare as much as possible…

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How to Keep Baby Cool at Night During the Summer

Learning how to maintain the right temperature for a baby is something that many parents struggle with at the beginning. Generally, we are told to dress baby in one additional layer that you are wearing yourself. But it’s still possible to overdo it, especially in warmer temperatures, which puts babies at risk for overheating –…

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Infants in Unsafe Sleep Conditions

The American Academy of Pediatrics recent study shows parents are unwittingly putting their infants in unsafe sleep conditions, even though health care providers and public education campaigns have worked to educate and promote safe and healthy sleep conditions. Good Housekeeping and ABC conducted a study of sleep arrangements by new mothers, studying about 160 infants…

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How Does Your Pediatrician Answer the Question, “What Should I Do? My Baby is Rolling”

Pediatricians are receiving multiple concerns from parents whose baby is rolling over.  Some are finding their infants face down on the crib mattress.   The recommendations and guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP),  do not address this horrifying situation. Parents are either inappropriately reassured by their pediatrician that once their baby is rolling…

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New Technology in Crib Mattresses Could Eliminate Many Sleep Related Deaths

Certain crib mattresses are making infant sleep even safer. Secure Beginnings’ founder and her sister, a pediatrician, championed for the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Safe Sleep Task Force members to include findings from scientific peer-reviewed studies that support air permeable crib mattresses as being safer than fiberfill (air-impermeable) mattresses for the infant who rolls.…

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