From side sleepers to Moses baskets, sleepyheads to swaddles, here's our top picks!
After spending 9 months cosy inside your womb it's no wonder some babies will struggle to fall asleep unless they are being cuddled. Babies crave the feelings of security, warmth, and closeness that nestling into a parent brings. The poddle pod is a nap time nest that gently snuggles your baby to sleep giving them that feeling of being cuddled.
These cellular blankets are great for babies. The beautiful cell construction traps air to keep baby warm in winter and cool in summer.
SNOOZE SHADE PLUS DELUXE
For creating a perfect sleeping environment on the go the snooze shade is fab.This deluxe version also has a UV shade which blocks out 97.5% UV rays whilst letting babies see out. An essential item for holidays!
Room temperature is important for safe and comfortable sleep. The popular Gro-egg has an innovative colour coded display to indicate room temperature as well as an LCD numerical display. Gentle night light with three different levels.
EWAN THE DREAM SHEEP
Award winning cuddly soother for settling babies and helping them transition from womb to world. Plays real heartbeat and womb sounds and can help colic induced pain. There are also three further pink noise combinations which are suitable for babies and toddlers. Doubles as a soft night light and also attaches to cot, buggy or car seat.
WHITE NOISE MACHINE
Forget the cuddly toys, forget using your phone and just get down to the nitty gritty of a white noise machine. Not guaranteed to work 100% of the time but it's amazing how white noise does sooth babies and help them get to sleep. 20 soothing sounds, 7 timer settings and an AC plug so it doesn't eat batteries. Money definitely well spent.
Biggest side sleeper & can be used as a normal crib.
Sleep close to baby with easy access for feeding.
Light & easy to transport for nights away
Six height positions so fits most beds.
Inclines to help with reflux or congestion.
Easy to remove and washable linings.
Padded sides for extra comfort
Mesh side for ventilation & vision.
Overall a brilliant buy!
THE CHICCO NEXT TO ME
It doesn't get much cuter than this!
3 in 1 crib that allows you to sleep safely with your baby.
Transparent mesh wall to monitor baby
Transforms into rockable crib
Lift off rockable bassinet for daytime naps around the home.
Six different height positions
Pricey but so worth it!
Most babies love to be swaddled, giving them that snug womb like feeling and helping with the startle reflex. Take the hassle out of swaddling & the worry out of blankets and grab one of these cosy zip up swaddle bags. This one was voted favourite by our mums, also eliminates the need for sleep mitts to prevent scratching. There is also a handy version where the arms zip out.
One of the first sleeping pods on the market. You will find a whole host of competitors now. A lot of mums swear by the magic of the Sleepyhead helping baby to feel more secure and cocooned and thus sleep better. Put it in your Chicco, on your bed and move it around the house for naps. Handy bit of kit to have!
These are battery operated LED candles and so handy! Take them into hospital with you for your labour but more importantly they are great for using during the night when you need to see or feed your baby without having to put a bright light on.
If you're still in love with the idea of a Moses basket, check out this ultra chic modern one from Clair de Lune. This will look amazing in your living room! Rocking stand also available.