Wed, Mar 04, 2020
You know you’re a parent when you start thinking (or worrying) about how daylight-saving time (DST) on Sunday, March 8th is going to interfere with your baby or toddler’s sleep. Fear not! With a solid plan, you can sail through DST with minimal disruption to your child’s sleep. Daylight Savings Time Starts on Sunday, March 8th at 2am. We will move our clocks forward one hour. This means 6am is now 7am – and 7pm is really 8pm. Plan ahead. About 7 to 9 days before the time change, start shifting your baby’s nap and bedtime by 15 minutes...
There’s nothing quite like watching your sweet newborn sleeping peacefully! If you’ve decided to let them snooze in a bassinet for the first few months, you’ll need to know what to look for to keep your baby safe and cozy during every sleep.
The Newton Baby experts are here to help you choose the perfect bassinet. We’ll explain the main differences between bassinets and cribs and then tell you 12 things to look for when shopping for a bassinet!
Mon, Feb 17, 2020
Sleeping on a pillow at night and decorating with throw pillows seems like a no-brainer as adults. But when it comes to baby pillows, there are a few safety considerations you’ll need to keep in mind.
That’s what Newton Baby is here for! In this article, we’ll cover what you need to know about baby pillows to keep your little one safe and comfortable. Then we’ll talk about some of the pillows on the market and when and how you should use them.
Mon, Feb 10, 2020
Are they actually safe for your baby?
If you’re trying to decide if a crib bumper is a necessity in your baby’s nursery, you’re in the right place. We’ll take a look at exactly what crib bumpers are, what they’re meant to accomplish, and whether or not they’re safe for your little one.
Mon, Nov 25, 2019
In this article, the experts at Newton Baby show you what mattresses are made of, and you’ll see how our mattresses stack up against organic ones. We’ll also uncover the hidden drawbacks of organic so you can discover the Newton difference.
Wed, Oct 30, 2019
If your little one had a consistent sleep schedule and suddenly has trouble falling asleep and staying asleep during naptime or bedtime, say hello to sleep regression.
No matter when it strikes, surviving a sleep regression is exhausting for everyone. But don’t be discouraged — the good news about sleep regression is that it will pass and you and your baby will get back to nights of sound sleep.
Wed, Oct 09, 2019
At Newton Baby, we care about safe sleep for babies! That’s why we’re here to help you understand swaddling so your tiniest one can rest well and you can have some peace of mind.
We’ll discuss the benefits of swaddling, how to do it, and how to help your baby transition out of a swaddle when it’s time.
Mon, Sep 16, 2019
Newton Baby is here to help you understand newborn sleep patterns (or lack thereof!) and navigate the first few weeks. We’ll discuss newborn sleep safety, sleep patterns (and how to help them create a schedule!), and how to care for yourself during those happy but exhausting first few weeks.
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
When you have a baby, everyone talks about sleeping through the night as the holy grail of sleep. But as any parent holding a fussy, overtired infant in her arms quickly learns: daytime sleep is essential, too. How do you get a baby to nap? Plus, improving the quality of your baby’s naps will actually translate to better sleep at night. So, whether you have a squirmy newborn or rambunctious toddler, here’s everything you need to know for setting your little one up for nap-time success. 0-4 months What you should know: Your newborn is growing and developing at...
Tue, Jun 04, 2019
Just as you’re emerging from the newborn haze and your baby is sleeping for longer stretches during the night it hits—the 4-month sleep regression. Suddenly, it feels like you’ve taken 10 steps back: your baby is taking short naps, screaming through bedtime, waking multiple times per night, and rising at the crack of dawn. I feel you, mama. First, rest assured that the sudden changes in your baby’s sleep habits are developmentally normal. Although it’s known as the 4-month sleep regression, these changes typically occur anywhere between 3 to 5 months of age. The fact is there’s a...