Sleep Blog

15th Apr 2022

Newborn Baby Self-soothing for Better Sleep and Development

Self-touch or self-contact is an important way to settle or soothe one's self.Newborn babies are born with an ultra-sensitive sense of touch. Through every touch, they learn about their bodies, their surroundings, and human connection.⁣ ⁣ Your baby’s sense of touch begins to develop a … Read more

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

Safer sleep for babies

Babies need a lot of sleep, as it promotes their physical and mental development. The pituitary gland releases growth hormones (key hormones that stimulate growth) throughout the day, but secretes at a much faster rate while babies sleep. That's why newborns need up to 16-18 hours of sleep … 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

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

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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