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Top 10 items for a nursery

Icon Written by Hospital Bassinet Hire on April 21, 2015 – 9:24 pm

Guest blog from Vanessa Sutherland, The Baby Consultant Creating a beautiful bedroom for your baby is one of the most exciting tasks for parents-to-be. But with┬áthe baby product market full to bursting it can be hard to know where to begin! 1. Bassinette While a baby can go straight to a cot, lots of parents […]

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Newborn Sleeping Patterns

Icon Written by Hospital Bassinet Hire on August 30, 2011 – 1:10 am

New parents often look for advice in developing good sleeping patterns for their newborn. The Australian parenting website “Raising Children” offers some tips as well as a short video on settling techniques.

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Swaddling a Newborn

Icon Written by Hospital Bassinet Hire on August 30, 2011 – 12:58 am

Swaddling provides warmth, a sense of security and limits the ‘startle reflex’ promoting better sleep. When it comes to swaddling a newborn, everyone has their own style. We came across this gorgeous video of a nurses demonstration in hospital.

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Safe Sleeping Tips

Icon Written by Hospital Bassinet Hire on September 24, 2009 – 9:02 am

Sleep baby on the back from birth, not on the tummy or side Sleep baby with face uncovered (no doonas, pillows, lambs wool, bumpers or soft toys) Avoid exposing babies to tobacco smoke before birth and after Provide a safe sleeping environment (safe cot, safe mattress, safe bedding) Sleep baby in their own safe sleeping […]

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