Safe Sleep Tips with HALO: plus giveaway!

I’ve been a HALO fan since we had Ryan nearly 5 years ago. We used their SleepSacks for our children as a safe way to sleep and keep warm, without blankets. They’re now a regular on baby registries and as shower gifts for new parents! I’ve teamed up with HALO to bring you these safe sleep tips:

safe sleep tipssource (modified via Creative Commons license)

ALWAYS

  • Place baby to sleep on his or her back at naptime and at night time.
  • Use a crib or bassinet that meets current safety standards with a firm mattress that fits snugly and is covered with only a tight-fitting crib sheet.
  • Remove all soft bedding and toys from your baby’s sleep area (this includes loose blankets, bumpers, pillows and positioners). The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests using a wearable blanket instead of loose blankets to keep your baby warm.
  • Offer a pacifier when putting baby to sleep. If breastfeeding, introduce pacifier after one month or after breastfeeding has been established.

NEVER

  • Never dress your baby too warmly for sleep; keep room temperature 68-72 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Never allow anyone to smoke around your baby or take your baby into a room or car where someone has recently smoked.

HALO Bassinest

I have loved watching HALO grow over the years since we had our first and I am in LOVE with their brand new swivel sleeper, the Bassinest.

I got to see this baby in person earlier this month at the ABC Kids Expo and it’s awesome. It’s amazing for co-sleeping, pulling the baby right up close to you for comforting or nursing. We tried a co-sleeper with Rebecca (our second) and I can really imagine how much better it would have been for us if it had swiveled like the HALO Bassinest.

HALO® is excited to announce the launch of its brand new baby bassinet product – the BassinestTM  Swivel Sleeper. With its unique dual-swivel design, the Bassinest is the only bassinet that moves to bring baby to mom. It allows baby to sleep as close as Mom wants – even right next to her in bed – so baby can sleep close AND safe.

Safe Sleep Tips with HALO Bassinest

You can find a retailer to buy a Bassinest near you and right now you can enter to WIN one (ends Sept 30)! To get more safe sleep tips and information from HALO, keep an eye on their social accounts:

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GIVEAWAY: one lucky reader will win their own HALO 100% Cotton SleepSack! Open to US and Canada. Winner chooses size and color preference. Use the form below to enter—good luck!


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