ergoPouch Expert Series Articles

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.

What are affirmations and why should you be using them with your kids?

For many parents, the mental health of their children is a clear priority. The impact of these conditions left untreated is huge.

How can we do our best to capitalise on the preschool years to avoid future mental health problems in our children? One way is to foster their self-esteem from birth which forms a protective barrier, reducing the impact of mental illness. 

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A quick guide to common toddler and preschooler sleep issues

Sleep challenges in children can literally be a nightmare (pardon the pun!) for parents. Handling the endless requests to quench that sudden thirst that seems to emerge just as you’ve left their bedroom each night, or even managing the behaviours in the lead up to bedtime – is exhausting for parents. However, this is a battle worth pursuing. Sleep has a significant impact on a child’s development and behaviour.

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10 tips for teaching toddlers & preschooler kids independence

The toddler and preschool developmental periods are a time of huge change for children. The brain undergoes significant growth, and these little people are continuously learning about the world and their place in it. Children of this age group will naturally start gaining independence, which is important to encourage as it allows them to develop a sense of security and confidence. If you’re searching for ways to have your littlie feeling a bit more independent, try some of these tips…

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5 tips for how to get a toddler to sleep more

You’ve probably heard the term ‘sleep hygiene’ – and wondered what it means and how it applies to toddler and preschool sleep habits. Sleep hygiene is all about the practices that are necessary to have healthy and quality night-time sleep. If you’ve got a littlie who is struggling with getting to sleep at night, try these tried and tested sleep hygiene tips for children.

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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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