ergoPouch Sleep Blog - Tips to Help Baby & Toddlers Sleep

Raising a little human isn't easy. From well-meaning friends, to experts and baby brands comes a slew of advice and information, some of it misleading and some downright dangerous.
ergoPouch work with experts in the field of sleep solutions to offer your family no-nonsense help and support along your sleep journey from birth to five years. If there is a topic that we haven’t covered and you would like some advice, please let us know.

How to Ease into Daylight Saving with a Baby or Toddler

We've reached that time of year where the nights are lighter, and the sun is setting late (hello summer, and balmy nights ahead!). This time change is a crowd-pleaser, we technically lose an extra hour of sleep but we gain summer!

While moving the clock forward one hour is something that makes us sleepy for a couple of days, our adult bodies adjust to the change reasonably quick.

 

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Sleep on the go with Dr Golly

To celebrate the launch of our Easy Sleep Portable Bassinet, we sat down with our friend Dr Golly to chat about sleeping on the go. Dr Golly (Dr Daniel Golshevsky) is a Melbourne-based paediatrician and father of three. Specialising in unsettled babies and poor sleep, Dr Golly developed this program through his work with thousands of babies over a decade of practice. 

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In Conversation with Dr Golly

To celebrate Father's Day, we sat down with our friend Dr Golly to chat about Dad and the non-birthing parent's role in a newborn’s life. Dr Golly (Dr Daniel Golshevsky) is a Melbourne-based paediatrician and father of three. Specialising in unsettled babies and poor sleep, Dr Golly developed this program through his work with thousands of babies over a decade of practice. With a focus on empowering parents and protecting mothers, Dr Golly turns up the volume of that innate parental instinct to maximise parents' understanding of their baby's cues and bring everyone closer to a full night's sleep.

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Made in Australia: Say hello to our new organic Bodywear Collection

Our hugely popular Bodywear collection is a classic line up of bodysuit and singlet basics in organic rib cotton, for newborns – 5 years, now in FIVE new colours to bring comfort AND style to your mini’s sleep-drobe. Designed to be worn under your babe’s Layers or PJ’s for extra warmth during sleep, we guarantee you’ll love these so much you’ll want extra for daywear too.

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Top Tips for Transitioning from Cot to Bed

Is it time, or is it not time? That is the question, so many parents are asking when it comes to transitioning their toddler from cot to bed. 

It can be a nerve-wracking time knowing that your child is about to leave the safe confines of their cot to a big bed, where they have the freedom to get out, roam and explore their room and possibly the whole house.  

Here are my TOP SIX TIPS to help you navigate this time and ensure a smooth, seamless transition for all. 

 

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How to Settle Your Newborn with Steph Gouin

All healthy newborn babies are in fact born capable of drifting off to sleep when their basic needs are met, and when they are in the ideal conditions in which to do so.

And when they do, it’s magical.

However, this may not happen all the time and it is absolutely OK to offer hands-on settling support when your little one can’t quite do it by themself. 

 

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Earth Day: Our Commitment to Organic and Sustainable Sleepwear

Earth Day: Our Commitment to Organic and Sustainable Sleepwear

From day one, ergoPouch has strongly believed inorganic, natural fibre products that care for your child as much as the environment. ‘Organic’ and ‘sustainable’ are woven into the fabric of our brand, our business and our DNA; not just our sleeping bags and sleepwear. We choose to commit to the environment so our babies, babies, can embrace Mother Earth and all that she offers. ergoPouch is honoured to be certified by the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), a badge we wear with pride. Our fabrics are GOTS Certified annually at our factory, by Peterson Control Union. The GOTS is the worldwide leading textile processing standard for organic fibres, including ecological and social criteria, backed up by independent certification of the entire textile supply chain.

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Introducing the Baby Tuck Sheet

Our new Baby Tuck Sheet is a firm-fitting mattress sleeve designed for newborns who are not rolling. Designed to use over the top of a swaddle or sleeping bag, the Baby Tuck Sheet provides added security, comfort and warmth during sleep. The Baby Tuck Sheet has been stringently tested and approved as safe by leading Australian safety organisation INPAA and follows Red Nose safe sleep guidelines for baby bedding.

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How to Ease out of Daylight Saving with a Baby or Toddler

We've reached that time of year where the nights are darker, and the sun is setting early (hello winter, and cosy days to come!). This time change is a crowd-pleaser, we technically GAIN an extra hour of sleep (or do we?) #kids.

While moving the clock back one hour is something that makes us sleepy for a couple of days, our adult bodies adjust to the change reasonably quick.

 

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