Making Choices about Sleep Interventions

Making Choices about Sleep Interventions Most behaviour modification sleep interventions rely on parental care being provided on a limited basis, while the baby or child learns to fall to sleep, alone. The overarching idea is to teach the baby to self soothe, alone. There is strong and convincing research to say that these methods, some

Victorian hospital pioneers use of newborn swaddling sleep sacks

(Available in our Online store ..see our Special offer) Wrapping a wriggly newborn is one of the first things we’re taught in Australian hospitals, post-birth. We’re told it reduces startle reflexes, and will help our babies sleep longer (yes, please!). But a Victorian hospital is pioneering a swaddle changing-of-the-guard – becoming the first in the nation to adopt

Safe Sleeping

SAFE SLEEPING – physical safe sleeping reminder. When coroners report factors that are associated with deaths, it is a timely reminder for us all. In a six month period, the deaths of 3 babies in USA were linked to the use of nursing pillow. We should not be sleeping babies where there are any pillows

Maternal Report of Advice Received for Infant Care

Although this study was not  local……. Click Here, We would like to know where you got your most helpful sleep advice? Your doctor Your nurse Blogs Facebook or elsewhere?  

A Snapshot of Learning

Snapshot of Learning by Helen Stevens     The World Infant Mental Health Association Congress and the International Childhood Trauma conferences highlighted and reinforced a number of factors for me. Firstly, the volumes and level of current research is nothing short of mind-blowing. Solid research is what governs the care we offer to families. Without research

Keeping Baby Safe

Keeping Baby Safe It’s hard for parents to feel calm about parenting when there are so many do’s and don’ts. When it comes to baby sleep safety the message is simple, keep baby safe by making the environment safe. A safe place is a flat surface, free from anything that may impede baby’s access to

Baby Sleep

Baby sleep It is completely natural for a baby in the first months of life to have variable sleep patterns, which include many sleeps of 2-3 hours and occasional longer ones. Often no real pattern is seen until about 4 -5 months, and when you finally see a predictable pattern, it changes. Small babies need

Why we love Circle of Security® (COS).

  According to Charles Zeanah (2014) “… COS is an approach that has changed the game…. This intervention translates attachment research more meaningfully and more directly than anything we have ever seen before.” We talk about it often here at SSS because we love it! But not everyone if familiar with it. To be honest

Reality check

    There’s often so much pressure on parents! From best nappies to use to how to sleep baby and much more, amidst it all, tired parents are making decisions by the minute and EVERYONE has advice on how to do it better. The pressure to get it right in enormous, there is the constant

Safe Sleep Space is proudly associated with our New Safe Sleep Hospitals Program for Australia and we are also stocking The HALO® SleepSack® Swaddle in our online store

Safe Sleep Space is proudly associated with our New Safe Sleep Hospitals program for Australia and we are proud to  Announce Halo SleepSack Swaddles… 2-in-1 adjustable swaddle  Now available to purchase in our Online Store   The HALO® SleepSack® Swaddle replaces loose blankets that can cover your baby’s face and interfere with breathing. ​ 2-in-1 adjustable swaddle