Is The DockATot Safe For Your Baby to Sleep In?

By | 2018-04-16T13:56:51+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Baby Sleep|

In the midst of sleepless nights and exhausted days, new parents are always keen to hear about products that just may help their little one nap a bit longer or sleep through the night. One of the products we’ve been asked about a lot lately is the DockATot. A quick search of the internet reveals [...]

Practice the ABC’s of Safe Sleep to Reduce the Risk of SIDS

By | 2016-09-13T14:57:00+00:00 October 10th, 2014|Baby Sleep, Sleep Environment|

October is SIDS Awareness Month.  Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the #1 cause of death for healthy infants under the age of 1 in Canada. To help reduce the risks of SIDS The American Academy of Pediatrics and The Canadian Paediatric Society recommend practicing the ABC's of Safe Sleep. Babies should sleep Alone, on their Backs, and in a Crib. [...]

My Response to the Sleep Environment Risks for Younger and Older Infants Study

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:57+00:00 July 14th, 2014|Baby Sleep, Sleep Environment|

A recent study from the department of Pediatrics, Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics from Kansas City Missouri was held with the objective to determine if SIDS or other sleep-related causes of infant mortality had known risk factors, with a secondary objective on if there were any associations in these risk factors at different ages. Data [...]

Scare Tactics on Co-Sleeping Isn’t the Answer – Education Is.

By | 2018-04-16T13:58:11+00:00 March 24th, 2014|Baby Sleep, Sleep Environment|

I read an article recently about Milwaukee’s 2011 ad campaign on the dangers of co-sleeping.  The campaign pictures show sleeping babies in a bed with a large butcher knife laying beside them.  It explains co-sleeping is just as dangerous.  Eye-opening – absolutely.  The hope is that it drives the message of the risk of co-sleeping [...]