baby clothing terminology

Baby Clothing Terminology

Romper, onesie, singlet, gown…sometimes baby clothing terminology can be CONFUSING. We wanted to spend some time breaking it all down. Tops and bottoms Side-Snap onesie, bodysuit or singlet- T-shirt with a cross body wrap-over snap: Pants: Full body One-piece, sleeper, Sleep n play, Pajamas, coverall, footies Romper Sleep dress/gown/sleeper/sleep bag What baby clothing terminology did…

introducing a bottle

Introducing a bottle to a breastfed baby

When introducing a bottle to a breastfed baby, parents often don’t even know what questions to ask. So let’s just dive into it. When? We recommend introducing a bottle when breastfeeding is established. That is typically around the 2 week mark. Give or take a week. When baby is latching consistently and efficiently and when…

black shade vs curtains blog

Blackout Curtains Vs Blackout Shades

When it comes to newborn sleep, parents are always looking for ways to help their little ones get the rest they need. One popular solution is to use blackout curtains vs blackout shades to block out light and create a dark, sleep-friendly environment. As sleep consultants and newborn care specialists, we strongly believe that a…

Newborn Sleep Cycles

Newborn Sleep Cycles

Bringing a new life into the world is a joyous occasion, but it can also be overwhelming, especially when it comes to sleep. From night awakenings to difficulty falling asleep, newborns can present a range of sleep challenges to new parents. Understanding newborn sleep cycles can help you establish healthy sleep habits and get the…

daytime sleep environment

Daytime Sleep Environment for a Newborn

As a new parent, you want to ensure that your baby is safe and comfortable while sleeping. Creating a safe sleep environment for your newborn is essential to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related accidents. While safety is number one, we also want to help parents understand how to get their…

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When should I start a bedtime routine with my baby?

Welcoming a newborn into your home can be an exciting and overwhelming experience. Parents often ask us “When should I start a bedtime routine with my baby?” or “How soon should I should start focusing on a bedtime routine? We recommend this from day one. Mostly because it helps cue PARENTS into night vs day…

summer baby blog

How To Prepare For a Summer Baby

Preparing for a summer baby can be both exciting and overwhelming. As the temperature rises, it’s important to take extra care of your newborn to ensure they stay healthy and comfortable. Here are some tips to help you prepare for a summer baby: Figuring out how to prepare for a summer baby may seem daunting,…

the abc's of safe sleep blog

Safe Sleep Practices for babies: The ABCs of safe sleep

As a new parent, ensuring your baby’s safety is of utmost importance. One of the most crucial aspects of infant care is safe sleep. Following the ABCs of safe sleep can help reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related dangers. A stands for Alone. Your baby should always sleep alone…

healing after vaginal birth blog

Healing from Vaginal Birth

Giving birth should automatically give you the street cred of a celebrity and the red carpet should be rolled out as you leave the hospital or birth center…[Or after you leave your living room.] I mean you did just push a human out of your vagina. Unfortunately, giving birth isn’t all that glamorous. Our bodies…

mental health blog

Postpartum and Mental Health

We go by airplane rules when it comes to postpartum and mental health. Remember, your health is as important as your baby’s. That means you need to put your own mask on first to be able to care for your baby. When you become a new parent, many things are changing at once, and it…

Having a baby? Prepare with our comprehensive online baby care class!

Are you hungry to learn everything you need to know to survive and even thrive the first 12 weeks with your newborn baby? This comprehensive online baby care class includes nine modules taught by industry experts with evidence-based guidance you can trust.

Learn about basic [and not so basic] newborn care, what to expect week-by-week, must-have essential newborn items, feeding your baby, newborn sleep schedules, and more. Everything you need to feel completely prepared to welcome a baby into your life & home. 

- Kristin + Karina