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Sleep Blog

7th Jul 2021

Swaddling Your Baby: What is the Fetal Position?

Fetal tuck or Fetal Position is a positioning of the body where the back is curved, the head is bowed, the knees are bent, and the elbows are flexed with hands drawn up and positioned towards the midline near the face. As a fetus, we spend most of our time inside of the womb in this positi … Read more

7th Mar 2021

What is ARMS-FREE swaddling and how does it benefit baby's sleep?

During ultrasound, a fetus can be seen exploring the uterine wall, touching the umbilical cords, touching its own hands and fingers together at the midline, touching its feet, abdomen, chest, nose, lips, ears, rubbing its eyelids, scratching its temples with its fingers, and sucking on its … Read more

7th Mar 2021

What is swaddling?

Swaddling and the Moro ReflexSwaddling has a long history, but in short, it is an age-old practice of snugly wrapping babies in blankets or sheets to restrict their movement.It’s common for most babies (who are not swaddled to sleep) to wake up frequently during sleep from being disturbed … Read more

7th Mar 2021

Melatonin, Sleep, and Immunity

Chances are we’ve all heard of the word 'Melatonin' – the hormone related to sleep and sleepiness. We also know how important sleep is for our immune system, and our physical, mental, and emotional well- being.What's interesting is that melatonin has now been the subject of several scienti … Read more

7th Mar 2021

Fight Cold with FACTS (Food, Activity, Clothing, Thoughts, and Sleep)

Keeping ourselves healthy and well is important, but even more so during these unprecedented times. To top it off, we have the dreaded flu season upon us.If you’re someone who gets congestion, stuffy nose, sneezing, tension headaches, watery eyes every year during winter, we think you’re g … Read more

7th Mar 2021

Boosting Your Immune System Through Sleep

The immune system, on the whole, does a great job of defending us against illness and diseases. When the immune system comes in contact with a pathogen, it releases antibodies, which attach the antigens (molecule that initiates the production of an antibody) to the pathogens (viruses, bact … Read more
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