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Safe Sleep Guidelines for Babies

In 2016, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published updated safe sleep guidelines for infants in an effort to help prevent sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related deaths like strangulation and suffocations. In doing so, they have given a total of 19 recommendations to help protect your baby. What may be a surprise […]

Best Organic Baby Formulas 2019

To find the best organic baby formulas of 2019, we interviewed over a dozen moms who use organic formula exclusively and on a daily basis. We also scoured the internet for reviews and testimonials and did all the dirty work for you in terms of researching ingredient lists, taste-testing, and finding the best options for […]

The 8 Best Bassinets to Buy in 2019

Although you may have already purchased a crib for your baby, it’s likely that your baby won’t use it for the first few months of his or her life. Instead, he or she will sleep in a bassinet—otherwise known as a cradle—in your room. This allows for easy middle of the night feedings, as well […]

Best Crib Mattresses 2019

To find you the best crib mattresses of the year, our hands-on tests and reviews put over 15 crib mattresses to the test. We considered size, crib fitment, dual firmness, emissions standards, venting, comfort, price, and longevity. For more details on how we evaluated the different types of mattresses, see the bottom of this article! […]

Should You Buy a Monitor to Track Your Baby’s Breathing?

As a parent, you want to do everything you can to protect your baby. From researching the best ways to take care of yourself during pregnancy to doing everything you can to make your house safe for a little one, when you become a parent, your life changes forever. Instead of thinking only of yourself […]

Best Baby Cribs 2019

Purchasing a crib and mattress (we review the best crib mattresses here) is a big investment for your family, and you want to make sure the one you choose is safe, reliable, versatile, comfortable, and convenient. You also want it to be convertible, which means it will transition to support your baby, toddler, big kid, and […]

How to Take Care of Your New Baby

Baby care basics weren’t something I thought about while pregnant. I remember arriving home from the hospital with my first. We’d spent many hours at the hospital fussing with the car seat and her going home outfit. I was tired and sore and yet terribly excited. I walked up the three flights of steps with […]

Best Baby Gates 2019

To find the best baby gates of 2019, we pulled together over a dozen safety gates and put them through hands-on testing and evaluation. We considered gate installation location (doorway, hallway, stairs), sturdiness, safety, ease of installation and use, and flexibility to fit into all sorts of situations. We start by reviewing gates designed for […]

How to Choose a CPC Certified Bassinet for Your Baby

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is now recommending that all parents and caregivers share a room with their baby for the first six months of life and ideally, up to one year. This new recommendation comes after the AAP found that sharing a room with your baby can reduce the risk of SIDS by […]

5 Tips for Room Sharing With Your Baby

In 2016, The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommended that all parents and caregivers share a room with their baby for at least the first six months of life and ideally, the entire first year of life. The recommendation came after the AAP looked at new research and data. According to their research, when parents share a […]