Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, is a scary reality that causes the death of 2300 babies in the United States each year. It is the unexplained death of an infant under one year old, and it normally happens during sleep. Unfortunately, the exact cause of it is unknown, but it is believed to be linked to a problem with the portion of a baby’s brain that tells it to wake up … [Read more...] about 20 Things Parents Should Do To Reduce Their Baby’s Risk of SIDS
What To Do If Your Newborn Won’t Sleep
Having a newborn isn’t always an easy experience. One of the most frustrating aspects you might have as a new parent is having a baby that does not want to sleep. Not only does your baby stay awake, but then you have to stay awake. In the end, no one is happy. However, there are some tips and tricks to help get your baby to finally get to sleep! What Time Should My Baby … [Read more...] about What To Do If Your Newborn Won’t Sleep
Getting Baby to Sleep During Summer Months
Getting your baby to sleep during any night is difficult, but during summer months, it can be even more difficult. In the wintertime, you can bundle your baby in layers and swaddles to keep him or her warm. But with warmer weather, you may not be sure how to dress your baby or whether to use air conditioning to cool off your baby. Here are some answers for you. What should … [Read more...] about Getting Baby to Sleep During Summer Months
Bedtime Routine for Your New Baby
Sleep is important for your new baby. You know this because that’s probably how they’re spending most of their time — sleeping. But you want to make sure that not only are they getting sleep, but that they’re getting good quality sleep, especially at night. As your baby gets bigger, those bedtime routines actually have an impact on their wellbeing because it can mean that … [Read more...] about Bedtime Routine for Your New Baby
What Should Babies Wear to Sleep?
It’s your first night home and you go to lay your baby down in their bassinet or crib for the first time and then you realize that you’re not sure what they should wear. Do you put on the too big pajamas you received during the last baby shower? Do you keep them in a onesie and swaddle him in a blanket? How are you going to change her diaper in the middle of the … [Read more...] about What Should Babies Wear to Sleep?