Infant Sleep Suggestions to Use In a Pinch
I have (at least) eight new gray hairs. I like to think I’ve “earned” one for each week my family has been practicing social distancing. […]
Sleepless in Seattle (or wherever you may be)
Coronavirus has us sleeping like sh*t. Here’s what has helped us snooze a bit more soundly. During times of relative calm and quiet (aka, not […]
Retailers are saying “No thanks” to inclined sleepers.
Here’s why that’s a good thing. In the spring of this year, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CSPC) issued a massive recall of every Fisher […]
Prep for your Postpartum Brain
In the spirit of maternal mental health awareness, I’m sharing what I *wish* my husband and I had done before the baby came to help with my postpartum mental health. It’s the same principle as putting the nursery together before the baby is born. Except the nursery is your brain.
Bed Sharing as Safely as Possible with Your Baby
I would have new moms ask me in a quavering voice how they could bed share safety, and I would reply “NEVER!!!” I’m sorry mamas. I didn’t know any better then. I’ve grown a lot since my wee first days in injury prevention. I’ve learned that a risk-reduction technique is way better for families, and it actually meets them where they are, which is usually somewhere between desperate and exhausted.
Baby Boxes: Keeping Newborns Safe in Natural Disasters
Last week, we got a call asking us for baby boxes to help ensure infants affected by California fires have a safe place to sleep. So many little ones have fled their homes. They need beds just like their parents do.