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Mom's Milk Boutique Blog — Sleep

What is a Baby Box?

Infants Newborns Sleep

What is a Baby Box?

Some say that Finland’s low infant-mortality rate can be attributed to the baby box. The baby box is simply a cardboard box that includes a basic foam mattress that can serve as a safe place for an infant to sleep. The box may also be filled with several baby essentials such as clothing, diapers, and more. The practice of giving these boxes to new mothers in Finland started in the 1930s to give all babies an equal start to life, no matter what their background is. Now, some American cities and states will be providing them to mothers as an...

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Cosleeping After Infancy

Sleep Toddlers

Cosleeping After Infancy

There is a lot of information out there about co-sleeping, some of it is in favor, and other sources will tell you it’s not a good idea. A lot of the negative associations with co-sleeping surround the infant stage where the idea of bed sharing can be dangerous in those early months with the risk of SIDS.To be clear, cosleeping encompasses two different behaviors, room sharing and bed sharing. For an infant, co-sleeping doesn’t necessarily mean bed-sharing, it is simply sleeping in the same room (parent in bed while baby is in bassinet or crib). Fast-forward to the toddler phase...

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The Perils of Infant Sleep

Infants Sleep

The Perils of Infant Sleep

In my friend group, we’ve got five babies all about three months apart, and we all have a unique experience trying to get them to sleep.  One of us had a baby that had her days and nights turned around, she would be up for hours in the middle of the night with her tiny human -- of course this happened right as mommy went back to work - Super helpful!. They tried the “Back to sleep” method and had a terrible time.  Finally once their little one started rolling over on her own they found that she was completely...

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