Safe Sleep

FDA Warns of risks associated with baby sleep positioners

2018-07-09T13:26:55+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|

Warning on infant sleep positioners Parents and caregivers are being warned not to put infants in sleep positioners because they can cause a baby to struggle to breathe and lead to death. The Food and Drug Administration issued the warning in response to reports of babies who have died from suffocation associated with the [...]

SIDS Advise from Dr. Rachel Moon, MD, FAAP

2017-09-06T15:53:52+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), also known as cot death or crib death, is the sudden unexplained death of a child less than one year of age. Diagnosis requires that the death remains unexplained even after a thorough autopsy and detailed death scene investigation. SIDS usually occurs during sleep.

Safe Sleep for Babies – by AAP & CPSC

2017-09-06T15:54:36+00:00 June 14th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

The safest place for a baby to sleep is in a safe crib. A safe crib is one that meets CPSC’s strong federal safety standards. This includes a clutter-free crib - meaning no pillows, heavy quilts, thick blankets, pillow-like stuffed toys or other large stuffed toys and no child carrying devices, recliners or sleep positioners.

A Crib or a Playard or Both?

2017-04-04T14:48:09+00:00 April 15th, 2016|

There are no hard and fast rules as to what you should buy for your baby. The only real rule applies to safety standards. Whatever choices you make, however, never, compromise on safety. Make sure that the product you buy adheres to the standards set forth by the appropriate regulatory authorities - both federal and state.

Baby Sleep – 5 Must-haves

2017-04-04T14:47:55+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Tags: , |

Babies sleep for upto 16 hours a day. So how come, a new mom may well ask, does it feel like they never sleep? The problem is that babies don't sleep on demand, don't have a fixed pattern and rarely sleep for more than 2-4 hours at a time. Luckily, there are several products out there that can help you and your little one get some decent shut-eye.

Safe Sleep for your Baby (Part 3 of 3)

2017-04-04T14:47:22+00:00 February 27th, 2016|

For most of us, there is nothing quite so overwhelming as becoming a parent. Whether its for the first or the nth time, parenting challenges remain the same. And over time, we learn to manage those challenges better. One such challenge is sleep. What can be scarier and more daunting than facing the possibility that our baby may never wake up from their sleep?

Safe Sleep for your Baby (Part 2 of 3)

2017-04-04T14:47:11+00:00 February 20th, 2016|

For most of us, there is nothing quite so overwhelming as becoming a parent. Whether its for the first or the nth time, parenting challenges remain the same. And over time, we learn to manage those challenges better. One such challenge is sleep. What can be scarier and more daunting than facing the possibility that our baby may never wake up from their sleep?