Bringing home a new baby is an exciting yet scary time in a parent’s life. The immediate intense love that you experience for such a tiny little human quickly brings to the forefront all of the worries and fears – is he getting enough milk, is she crying from pain, are their dirty diapers supposed to be that color? While all of those are legitimate questions new parents often wonder, worrying about your child while they sleep is consistently on the top of our list of biggest concerns. Thankfully, technology has long given us the ability to watch our baby as they sleep from anywhere in the home. Not only can we check in on baby with just the slightest glance at a monitor, but we can also talk to baby and even check the temperature of the room. While all of these functions have greatly aided in easing our concerns as new parents, Angelcare has taken baby monitors even further by adding a wireless motion monitor able to detect even the slightest of baby’s movements in the crib. We call this a major parenting win.
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Sleep is one of the biggest concerns when a new baby enters your world. Not only are you, the parent, exhausted in those first few months, but as the first year goes by, it seems that getting your little one to sleep becomes increasingly harder. Thanks to technology, though, we have come a long way in getting our little ones to fall asleep peacefully, allowing us to get some much needed shut-eye of our own. For every new mom and dad, the ‘LectroFan White Noise Fan Sound Machine is on our list of must-haves.
Sleep. It’s desired by mothers everywhere, yet fought by infants to the nth degree. We joke, almost hysterically, as we navigate our new world with very heavy eyelids, that one day our children will sleep til noon, avoiding teenage responsibilities and household chores. We hang tight to hope — hope that one day we might come to know what a full night’s sleep feels like. And thus, we read. We read every book offering tips and tricks to getting a baby to sleep through the night or go down easily for a nap, and we implement every trick with high expectations. While using infant swings, regulating room temperatures, designing a routine, and installing blackout curtains can certainly help, we found one tip that greatly intrigued us because of its soothing capabilities for both mom and baby: white noise.
Having a safe place to lay your baby to sleep is a top concern for all new parents. As we shop, we look for products featuring light fabrics, flat surfaces, and breathable sides, ensuring the safest of sleep environments for our littlest bundles of joy. It’s also why we are spotlighting the Babyhome Air Bassinet! With its impeccable design and functionality, it’s a must-have for every baby registry.
If you are searching for a playard that is as functional and versatile as it is portable, read on to learn about the Chicco Lullaby Baby Playard, which is a breeze to assemble and will grow with your baby from infancy to toddlerhood.
You’re pregnant! Whether you’re expecting your first, second or third child, the prospect of your future with your little one to-be has been keeping you up at night. You find yourself daydreaming about who she will look like… how her sweet little coos will sound as you rock her to sleep in the wee hours of those early nights. You start buying little outfits, tiny socks and even a pair of shoes that you know will never actually touch the ground. You’re in love with this little person growing inside of you, and she’s all you can think about.
Then it hits you; she needs the essentials. Swaddles, diapers, bottles, pacifiers… a bed! She needs a place to sleep. You start researching cribs and bassinets and co-sleepers. The options are overwhelming. Then you happen upon this post. Hushamok Hammocks. A hammock for babies. That seems… interesting, you think.