Ensuring that your baby’s sleeping environment is safe and secure is vital as they will be spending a significant amount of time there during the first few months of their life. In order to put this into practice, factors such as the safety standards and correct assembly of the cot, the safest place to position the cot and what is safe to have in the cot should be considered.
A baby nest is a ‘cocoon-like’ mattress consisting of a soft base with padded sides that wrap around the outer rim.
They may also be referred to as ‘baby pods’ or ‘sleeping pods’, and are intended for supervised use only. There are a number of potentially serious safety risks associated with some baby sleep bag products, including:
Compared to the international market, South-Africa’s choice of monitors is fairly limited. At Precious Cargo, we have 3 different brands available for sale, namely Angelcare, BabyWombWorld and Snuza with the latter being locally manufactured.
The thing that sets Snuza monitors apart from other breathing monitoring devices is that they have developed a medically certified device. This means that the device has undergone rigorous testing in order to prove that it does in fact detect and identify any halts in breathing also known as apnea.
Baby monitors are safe to use and extremely helpful with keeping an eye on your baby. However, a concern arises when parent’s rely too heavily on these monitors and they replace a parents physical supervision. Even with a baby monitoring device, it is still your role to periodically check on your baby.