Can a baby swing too fast? The truth and the myths explained

Can a baby swing too fast The truth and the myths explained

There are three possible ways to answer the question – the short, the medium, and the long. The short answer is, “Yes, a baby can swing too fast.” It’s theoretically possible for a swing speed to cause a baby harm in combination with other factors. The ‘medium’ answer … Read more

Sleeping in baby swing: Bad for the spine?

Sleeping in baby swing Bad for the spine

This is not a simple question with a clear-cut answer. For three reasons: Because the effects of swings on the activation of spine muscles (Cervical paraspinal and erector spinae) are under-researched. Because a swing can affect the spinal development even if the baby doesn’t sleep in it. Because swing safety … Read more

How To Keep the Cat Out of a Crib – 10 Simple Tips

How To Keep the Cat Out of a Crib - 9 Simple Tips

Even for the feline connoisseurs, keeping the cat out of the baby’s crib without much fuss is a head scratcher. Well, I have bad news, funny news (kinda), and good news. The bad news This is not an issue you can shrug off. I wasn’t … Read more

How To Get a Baby To Sleep In a Bassinet – 11 Actionable Tips

How to get a baby to sleep in a bassinet - 11 actionable tips

If your baby won’t sleep in a bassinet, you’ve just stumbled upon THE SINGLE most complete resource of information, answers, and tactics you can use to change that. First of all, I understand the frustration because I’ve been there. I spent days on end trying … Read more

Merlins Magic sleep suit review

Merlins magic sleep suit review

Baby Merlin’s Magic Sleepsuit is one of those products that makes you wonder how no one came up with it much earlier. Baby Merlin’s Cotton Magic Sleepsuit Top Pick 9.6/10 My Score The original swaddle transition product Designed for back sleeping in the crib Invented … Read more

Bassinet vs Crib vs Cradle – What is it and how they differ

cradle crib bassinet

As a new parent or expecting parent, you’ve got some things to consider when it comes to sleeping arrangements. You will need to consider whether you will use a crib, bassinet, or cradle; what combination to use, and how to use each. Here, we’ll describe … Read more

Should I cover my baby’s hands at night?

Should I cover my baby's hands at night

There’s no simple answer to that question. Babies lose a lot of heat through the surface of their heads and hands. So, the answer to the question from the title should be obvious, right? Not really. Because headwear and mittens come with risks of their … Read more

SNOO Review – My Experience With The Smartest Bassinet

SNOO Review - My Experience With The Smartest Bassinet

Most parents have stories about that one product that divides their lives into the time before and after they’ve discovered it. That’s what the SNOO smart bassinet did for us – it was an absolute game-changer. I wrote this SNOO review for two main reasons: … Read more

Are Vibrations Safe For Newborns

Are vibrations safe for newborns

Yes, all existing research indicates that vibrations are entirely safe for newborns. This is one of the most commonly asked questions about vibrating bassinets and vibrating mats. It’s a good question to ask, too. Dr. Harvey Karp aka. “The Baby Whisperer” puts it like this: … Read more