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The Consumer Product Safety Commission does not offer any guidance on crib rail cover safety. That’s unfortunate, because parents need to know what to look for in a crib rail cover and how to make sure it’s installed safely. Plastic crib rail covers have limited value and create potential hazards. They snap off too easily and do not absorb drool. While packaging will indicate if the plastic crib rail covers are BPA and phthalate free, parents may also be uncomfortable with potential off-gassing of the products when they come out...

Giving your child adequate daytime sleep is important to ensure the nighttime sleep goes well too. Sleep is not something we’re born knowing how to do, so it’s up to mom and dad to ensure that those naps happen on schedule. Here are some common mistakes parents make and how you can avoid them. 1. Waiting too long – You should be putting your child down to nap at the first signs of tiredness. Your child doesn’t have something in her eye; she’s rubbing because she’s sleepy. If you wait...

During the first year of your child’s life, sleep is absolutely vital. Other than food and loving arms, your baby needs little else. It’s important that the space your baby sleeps in be as safe as possible, mostly to prevent SIDS, but also to facilitate restful sleep. Here is a list of tips you should use to ensure your child’s sleep space is safe. Use a firm sleep surface, like a sturdy mattress with just a fitted sheet. Keep blankets, pillows, bumpers or toys outside of an infant’s crib. Do...

Knowing that your baby is safe and sound when it comes time to place them down in the crib will give you the peace of mind to go about your life normally. Due to this, creating a safe sleep environment for baby should be a number one priority. Here are some important things to know when it comes to crib safety: 1. Keep Crib Empty It's important to keep cribs empty of all items such as pillows, blankets, bumper pads and stuffed animals. All of these items pose suffocation hazards to...

For some families, mornings begin at 4 AM because the little one is ready for the day. Waking up too early means a long day for mom and dad and disrupted bedtime rituals. You’ll want to coach your baby to sleep later as soon as possible so it doesn’t become a habit. Early rising is usually caused by having a bedtime that’s too late (sounds illogical but it is true), nap deprivation, too much time between the final nap of the day and bedtime, or putting your baby to bed...

When it comes to your baby’s room, you want to make it as nurturing and comfortable as possible. Your baby is going to spend a lot of time sleeping in the room during the first few months, so it’s important to make sure this room is a loving environment. Here are some do-it-yourself projects that you might enjoy to put your personal touch on the room. 1. Chalkboard Dresser (Elledesign.ca) Use chalkboard paint to cover any surface of the dresser (or any piece of furniture, really) that you...

October is SIDS Awareness Month and parents are encouraged to learn more about the risk factors involved in SIDS and what steps they can take to prevent it. SIDS is defined as the death of an infant, less than 1 year of age that occurs suddenly and unexpectedly and cannot be explained after a thorough investigation is conducted. Scientists have learned a great deal about SIDS over the last years and SIDS cases have decreased drastically, but there are still over 4,000 kids that die unexpectedly each year with no...

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