Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Halo Sleep Sack Review- National SIDS Awareness Month

I had heard a lot about HALO SleepSack from friends and family for the past few years, but I just recently had the opportunity to learn more about them for myself.

HALO was founded by Bill Schmid, who began researching sleeping environments after he lost a daughter to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) in 1991. Since 1994, HALO has worked to develop products that encourage healthier and safer sleeping as well as bring peace of mind to your home.

HALO Sleepsack wearable blankets are used in place of loose blankets that can cover your baby's face and interrupt their breathing during the middle of the night. HALO Sleepsacks keep baby safe, snug and comfy and also help them to sleep better too! It's a warm, cuddly blanket they can't kick off, ensuring baby sleeps soundly throughout the night. And when baby is sleeping safe and sound, moms and dads can rest easy.

HALO is also working with hundreds of hospitals nationwide via our Safer Way to Sleep® Initiative to educate parents on safe sleep practices and provide HALO SleepSack wearable blankets to NICU and hospital nurseries to model safe sleep practices.
A percentage of HALO Innovations' profits are donated to charities that help in the fight against SIDS.

October is National SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) Awareness month and for the month of October HALO is donating a $1 for SIDS Awareness for each new fan to join their Facebook  You could help save a life by one click!

My experience with HALO Sleepsacks

After reading about HALO SleepSack wearable blankets and hearing about them from friends and family, I was excited to try one out.

I received one in the mail and couldn't wait to get it out and on my little gal.

I got it out and started reading about each of its special features listed on the back of the package. For example, HALO SleepSacks feature an inverted zipper which makes diaper changing a breeze and also helps to prevent baby from unzipping themselves!

The HALO SleepSack was so easy to put on our little squirm-worm! She loved it too!

Aleise's first night in her HALO SleepSack went well. She is a baby who moves around a lot in her sleep so we could see the benefits of the HALO SleepSack right away. No more worries about her getting a blanket stuck on her head or ending up cold because she has kicked it completely off!

Thanks to HALO, we've learned some great safe sleep tips too. I'd love to share them with you and your family.

Safe Sleep Practices

• Place baby to sleep on his or her back at naptime and at night time.

• Use a crib that meets current safety standards with a firm mattress that fits snuggly and is covered with only a tight-fitting crib sheet.

• Remove all soft bedding and toys from your baby’s sleep area (this includes loose blankets, bumpers and positioners). The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests using a wearable blanket instead of loose blankets to keep your baby warm.

• Offer a pacifier when putting baby to sleep. If breastfeeding, introduce pacifier after one month or after breastfeeding has been established.

• Breastfeed, if possible, but when finished, put your baby back to sleep in his or her separate safe sleep area alongside your bed.

• Never put your baby to sleep on any soft surface (adult beds, sofas, chairs, water beds, quilts, sheep skins etc.)

• Never dress your baby too warmly for sleep; keep room temperature 68-72 degrees Fahrenheit.

• Never allow anyone to smoke around your baby or take your baby into a room or car where someone has recently smoked.

Remember that it is important to share these safe sleep practices with any family members or other caregivers who take care of your child too.

There is nothing more important than keeping your child safe and healthy.

I was definitely impressed by the quality of the HALO SleepSack that I received to try. This wearable blanket was made of 100% cotton and is so soft! I love that Aleise likes it too and it keeps her warm and safe.

HALO SleepSacks are available in many different styles for both boys and girls and even neutral designs.They are available in different types of materials too including cotton and fleece. 

HALO also offers a Swaddle SleepSack for newborns! You can see the entire collection on their website

Along with being available online, HALO SleepSacks are now available at your local TARGET!

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Product review & giveaway disclosure: I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."

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