Can you put Cocoonababy in a crib?
Yes, they can – however, choose a small size suitable for a baby up to 4 months only. In fact we have designed the Cocobag sleeping bag especially for babies in the Cocoonababy – it is ideal for this purpose because it is not bulky or too warm.
Is Cocoonababy safe for overnight sleeping?
The Cocoonababy (& other similar infant sleep pods/nests) have been around for a few years now. There are no Standards in Australia for these products in relation to Safe Sleeping.
Can newborns sleep in next to me crib?
Helping your baby sleep safely
For the first 6 months the safest place for your baby to sleep is in a cot, crib or moses basket in your room beside your bed and in the same room as you for all sleeps. You’ll also be close by if they need a feed or cuddle.
What age is Cocoonababy for?
A baby needs about 3-4 months to adapt from their mother’s womb to the aerial space. The Cocoonababy provides the ideal environment for peaceful sleep and optimal physical development during this time.
Are baby nests SIDS approved?
The bottom line: Never use a secondhand baby pod or nest due to the risk of SIDS. More evidence is needed with regard to the link between SIDS and waterproof mattresses, but keep your mattress clean and bedding regularly washed.
When can a baby sleep with a blanket?
You may be tempted to offer your baby a soft, warm blanket to help comfort them at night. However, blankets are not recommended until your baby reaches at least 12 months old because they can increase the risk of accidental suffocation.
How should a baby sleep in a next to me crib?
Put your baby to sleep on their back, with their feet at the foot of the crib, cot or pram (feet to foot). This helps to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) (NHS 2015b, The Lullaby Trust 2013). Don’t use a pillow in the cot.