My Favorite Sleep Products

‘Tis the season of gift giving so I thought, why not write a blog about stuff to buy? When it comes to sleep products, I have become very loyal to a few items. Each of my customers gets a list of the following products to ensure that their child’s sleep environment is ideal for the best rest possible. A child’s sleep environment is a HUGE piece of getting them to sleep well. I highly recommend that you consider these items when creating, or recreating your child’s sleeping space. Honestly, even adding just one of these things can be a game changer.

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    1. BLACKOUT That Room!

    My favorite both affordable and effective product to blackout your child’s room is Blackout EZ Window Covers.

    https://blackoutez.com/

    1. Use WHITE NOISE!

    Block out environmental noises that wake your child by using a white noise machine!

    The more affordable option, Homedics White Noise Machine.

    https://www.amazon.com/HoMedics-SoundSpa-Relaxation-Machine-SS-2000G/dp/B00A2JBMRE/ref=sr_1_4_s_it?s=hpc&ie=UTF8&qid=1512076943&sr=1-4&keywords=homedics+sound+spa

    And the more expensive, but AMAZING option, the Lectrofan High Fidelity White Noise Machine.

    https://www.amazon.com/LectroFan-Fidelity-Machine-Unique-Non-Looping/dp/B00E6D6LQY?th=1

    1. ORANGE and RED Lights!

    Only use orange or red lights in the bedroom during sleeping times.  Blue and white lights are sleep’s greatest enemies.

    I suggest using a this red nightlight for your child if they ever request one;

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00R8H0DVY/ref=sxr_rr_xsim_1_s_it?pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_p=3008523062&pd_rd_wg=nASHJ&pf_rd_r=A0X2GH5H3GMD9ZJN4HGT&pf_rd_s=desktop-rhs-carousels&pf_rd_t=301&pd_rd_i=B00R8H0DVY&pd_rd_w=KVKH2&pf_rd_i=red+night+light&pd_rd_r=30273d66-484b-4619-986a-6785c8a0b6df&ie=UTF8&qid=1512077093&sr=1

    For diaper changes, sick visits or story time, use a dimmable salt lamp.

    https://www.amazon.com/Himalayan-Glow-1002-ETL-Certified-Dimmer/dp/B001892AX2/ref=sr_1_5?s=hi&ie=UTF8&qid=1512077172&sr=1-5&keywords=dimmable+salt+lamp

    1. Keep that baby COZY!

    For babies and toddlers who love to be swaddled or like a blanket, I encourage you to purchase the Halo SleepSack swaddle or the big kid SleepSack. Free Tip: when your child is 2- 2.5 and starts trying to climb out of their bed, you can flip a Halo SleepSack around backwards and it keeps them from taking off the SleepSack and from lifting their leg over the side rail!

    http://www.halosleep.com/

    For babies who are transitioning from a swaddle or Rock n’ Play, both the Merlin Magic Sleepsuit and the ZIppidee Zip have proven to make the transition much easier for some kiddos.

    https://www.magicsleepsuit.com/

    https://www.sleepingbaby.com

    5. Lovey!

      There should not be anything in your baby’s crib prior to their 1st birthday.  That does not mean a lovey cannot be introduced during stories, nursing, bottles, and play.  I encourage all of my clients to introduce a lovey as soon as possible.  They provide amazing comfort to most children.

      Jellycat

      https://shop.nordstrom.com/s/jellycat-grey-bunny-soother-blanket/4303803?country=US&currency=USD&cm_mmc=google-_-shopping_ret-_-646357586-_-9386057393_2b813f08-3bba-4be9-9bae-253c7b6e7722&cm_mmca1=pla-73293174353_93971064&gclid=CjwKCAiA9f7QBRBpEiwApLGUilP5tEFq-cAg5MXB8VmUM3LObLcDNlEgHvifZx6BoN9nf5jiV9BbQhoCBRYQAvD_BwE

      Happy Sleeping!