After the initial excitement of realising you are pregnant, you may begin to worry about all the things you need to do to get ready for life as a parent to your new little one. There is no need to panic, we have all the basics covered for you here, to make sure that when the time comes, you are ready to go.
While all parents want their children to sleep well, the reasons are not purely selfish! Sleep is as important to babies as good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. Despite this, up to a third of all babies experience disruptions to their sleep. There are many factors that make sleep so essential...
We receive messages every day from happy parents whose babies love their Cocoonababy® Nest. So much so, that some parents worry when the time gets near, about how to safely transition baby onto a flat mattress of a cot or bassinet (and still keep them happy and sleeping well!). Rest assured, in our experience, it isn't generally hard for babies to transition from the Cocoonababy® Nest.
Swaddling or wrapping babies, when used appropriately, is a useful strategy that parents can use to help their babies to settle and sleep on their back during the early months of life. However, despite swaddling being widely used by Australian parents, there are some recommendations that need to be followed to ensure infants are wrapped safely.