Helpful or Hype: Crescent Womb Infant Safety Bed

Preorder and Join Kickstarter Campaign Now Since newborns spend the majority of their day sleeping (16 to 20 hours) it’s essential to keep babies safe in bed. Crescent Womb is an ergonomic infant bed that sleeps babies in a natural, comfortable, fetal position, and helps reduce the environmental risks of Sudden Infant Death (SIDS). The […]

Can Bed-Sharing With an Infant Be Done Safely?

Should a Nanny Speak Up About Concerns of Parents Sharing Their Bed with Baby? An anonymous nanny contacted Be the Best Nanny Newsletter yesterday asking what she can do about parents that don’t have their baby sleep in her crib but have their baby sleep with their baby in their bed. She’s not only frustrated that the baby […]

Review of Nighttime Parenting: How to Get Your Baby and Child to Sleep

This week we are discussing infant sleep methods. Yesterday we discussed The Baby Book style of attachment parenting. Today we will review another book by Dr. William Sears, Nighttime Parenting: How to Get Your Baby and Child to Sleep. Like The Baby Book this book discusses attachment parenting, and promotes the benefits of co-sleeping as […]

Infant Sleep Methods

Gentle Sleep Method of Attachment Parenting By Dr. Sears In the April, 2010 Be the Best Nanny Newsletter we discuss the most popular infant sleep methods. The most popular infant sleep methods range from gentle approaches which include attachment parenting when a baby sleeps with the parents to firmer approaches where parents let infants “cry […]

Preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome for Nannies and Au Pairs

In the April 2010 issue of Be the Best Nanny Newsletter we discuss some of the most popular sleep methods for helping infants to sleep. One of the most important topics about infant sleep is preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).To reduce the incidence of SIDS, the following strategies have been recommended by research scientists […]