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Newborn Sleep Positions

When it comes to your baby’s sleep positions, there are so many myths. When we were babies our parents thought it was best to put us on our belly to sleep, but the American Academy of Pediatrics warns of the dangers of putting a newborn to sleep on their tummy. So what is the correct way? It’s easy: Back is Best!

Back is the safest position for your infant. Placing them on their back to sleep dramatically decreases the chances of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome). The reason the AAP doesn’t recommend putting an infant on their stomach to sleep is because it can restrict oxygen flow. 

There are some pediatricians who believe side sleeping is also safe, but the AAP believes side sleeping can also pose a safety risk. Placing an infant on their side to sleep poses a risk because they can easily roll onto their stomach-the position with the highest SIDs risk. 

The chances of SIDS are higher within the first 6 months, which is when pediatricians absolutely believe the baby should be placed on their backs. Around the five month mark babies arms and neck muscles are really starting to develop and you may find that your baby can turn on to their belly. If your baby is able to roll from their back to their stomach, and back again, it’s safe to leave them on their belly if you find them sleeping that way. But again, when you place your baby in the crib, Back is Best!

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What Makes the Snugababe Sleep Pod Different?

The Norani Baby Snugababe Swaddle Sleep Pod features unique arm inserts, a silent velcro and a zipper for easy nighttime diaper changes. Our pods are made from 95% Organic Cotton, 5% Spandex, providing soft breathable fabric with a hint of stretch to make swaddling a breeze. The clever zipper design enables easy diaper changes without disturbing your sleeping baby, promoting longer and more restful sleep for both baby and parents. With its thoughtful design and attention to detail, the Norani Baby Snugababe Sleep Pod is a must-have for parents seeking a comfortable and secure sleep environment for their little ones.

Why is Swaddling So Important?

Swaddling is super important because it makes babies feel safe and cozy, just like they were in mommy's tummy. It helps them sleep better by preventing startle reflex and keeps them warm without overheating. Swaddling is like giving them a gentle hug that calms and comforts them. But remember, make sure to swaddle correctly, leaving room for their little legs and hips to move freely.

Sleep Experts Love Us!

We are so excited that Cara Dumaplin from Taking Cara Babies, an expert sleep trainer, has recommended our Snugababe Swaddle Sleep Pod to new parents looking to promote healthy sleep patterns in their infants. Sleep trainers are experts in the field of infant sleep and can offer valuable advice and guidance to parents struggling with sleep issues. They can also recommend products, like our swaddles, that have been proven to be effective at helping babies sleep more soundly, especially if you have a notorious baby Houdini.