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 […]

Weekly Trip to the Library for Au Pairs and Nannies

Review of The Sleepeasy Solution For many weeks we have been reviewing infant sleep training books. Just type the word “sleep” to search our blog for previous reviews by Dr. Harvey Karp, Dr. Richard Ferber, Elizabeth Pantley, William Sears, Gary Ezzo, Gina Ford, and Kim West. The next book in the series is The Sleepeasy […]

The Sleep Lady Shuffle

Review of the Good Night, Sleep Tight Book and Workbook In April we began reviewing books that discuss infant sleep methods. There are firm methods like Ferberizing (and Gina Ford disussed in the April 2010 issue of Be the Best Nanny Newsletter) and gentle methods like Attachment Parenting with a whole lot of methods in […]

Review of The Babywise Method

Weekly Trip to the Library The Babywise Method On Becoming Baby Side: The Classic Sleep Reference By Gary Ezzo This book has become very controversial with a concern among pediatricians that this method outlines an infant feeding program that has been associated with failure to thrive (FTT), poor weight gain, dehydration, breast milk supply failure, […]