Is The DockATot Safe For Your Baby to Sleep In?

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 ...

Baby’s Sleep In The First Two Months

A newborn’s sleep is disorganized in the first 8 weeks (adjust for expected due date), and this can be a source of uncertainty and anxiety in new parents.

By | August 28th, 2017|Categories: 4th Trimester, Baby Sleep, Sleep Science|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Are You Putting Your Baby In Unsafe Sleep Environments?

The American Academy of Pediatrics released a study in August 2016 involving video of over 160 infants and the environment in which they slept. 

By | January 12th, 2017|Categories: Baby Sleep, Sleep Environment|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

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

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

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 ...

By | July 14th, 2014|Categories: Baby Sleep, Sleep Environment|Tags: , |0 Comments

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

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 ...

By | March 24th, 2014|Categories: Baby Sleep, Sleep Environment|Tags: , |1 Comment