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. That’s right – these are things you can do BEFORE THE BABY COMES. It’s the same principle as putting the nursery together before the baby is born. Except the nursery is your brain.
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.
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.
I’m a mom of two. I’m the owner of a baby brand. That means I have access to the very […]
What IS a baby box? The short answer: A baby box is a place for your infant to sleep. But, a baby box can (and should) be so much more.