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7 Quick & Simple Sleep Hacks
Sleep 7 Quick & Simple Sleep Hacks
Sleep has been puzzling parents basically since the beginning of time (we wouldn’t be surprised if 30% of all cavemen paintings are actually about parents not getting enough sleep). Thankfully, som...
Should You Teach Your Baby To Use Baby Sign Language?
Growth & Milestones Should You Teach Your Baby To Use Baby Sign Language?
Long before babies can talk, they have wants and needs and desires and things to communicate. And believe it or not, they are capable of effectively communicating — in ways other than crying, giggl...
6 Baby Sleep Tips That Adults Can Use Too
Sleep 6 Baby Sleep Tips That Adults Can Use Too
At first glance, you and your baby might seem pretty different. There’s the height thing, of course. And the difference in speaking abilities. Oh, and the fact that, unlike adults, babies can rock ...
The Best Holiday Bedtime Books
Registry The Best Holiday Bedtime Books
‘Tis the season to sit back, relax and enjoy a good holiday book with baby. After all, baby’s got enough holiday spirit to fill the North Pole – their bookshelf’s gotta represent. So we rounded up...
6 Sleep Innovations We’re Truly Thankful For
Sleep 6 Sleep Innovations We’re Truly Thankful For
Thanksgiving is around the corner and we’re feeling pretty thankful here at Nanit. Not just for our friends, family and customers. But for all the good sleep our families have gotten this past year...
What To Do About Sleep When A Cold Strikes
Sleep What To Do About Sleep When A Cold Strikes
Grab your tissues and nasal aspirators! It’s the most sniffly time of the year. Like most parents, the thought of cold season probably strikes fear in your heart. For good reason. Infants can get ...
Unusual Ways to Get Babies to Sleep
Sleep Unusual Ways to Get Babies to Sleep
When your baby’s bedtime routine isn’t working — that is, when they’re keeping up the neighborhood, or at least mom, dad, siblings and the family pet — it can help to have a backup plan. You aren’t...
The Importance of Light and Dark
Sleep The Importance of Light and Dark
If there’s one thing that posting photos to social media has taught us it’s that lighting is everything (what on earth did we do before filters?). It’s the same thing with your baby’s sleep. Light...
5 Best Ways For New Dads to Get Involved — And Stay Involved — With Their Kids From the Start
Health & Wellness 5 Best Ways For New Dads to Get Involved — And Stay Involved — With Their Kids From the Start
Unfortunately, dads aren’t always seen as being as crucial to infants’ lives as their mothers are. But luckily for dads who want to be there for (almost) every bedtime, every giggle and burp, there...
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Sleep Ask a Sleep Expert: Why Did My Baby Stop Sleeping Through the Night?
In our new series “Ask a Sleep Expert,” we pose a question from a reader to pediatric sleep consultant Ingrid Prueher, founder of BabySleepWhisperer.com, and get her expert insight and advice. “My...
5 Totally Genius Dad Sleep Hacks
Sleep 5 Totally Genius Dad Sleep Hacks
Dads aren’t just the innovators behind tree houses, pillow forts and, um, “unique” hair-braiding creations. They’re also pretty genius when it comes to getting their little ones to fall asleep (cas...
The secret to raising an independent sleeper baby sleeping in crib
Sleep The Secret to Raising an Independent Sleeper
The term independent is often used to describe things like countries, and college students (well, sometimes), but babies are rarely thrown into that mix, being best known for their tendency to need...
Is Your Baby Getting Enough Sleep?
Sleep Is Your Baby Getting Enough Sleep?
You’d do anything for your baby when it comes to sleep. Pull an all-nighter when a cold strikes, navigate your way to the crib in total darkness, dress in matching pastel footed pajamas (okay, that...
What to Pack When Traveling with Baby
Registry What to Pack When Traveling with Baby
The thought of traveling with baby might make you want to run and hide under the kitchen table. All those time zone changes, bulky suitcases and sketchy rest stops. If only your baby came with a pe...
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Nanit News What Moms and Dads Are Saying About Nanit
By now you’ve probably read up on Nanit and you might be thinking, “Okay, this seems a little too good to be true. Kind of like calorie-free cheesecake.” We’re hear to tell you what parents around ...
9 Ways Nanit Makes Life Easier for Parents
Nanit News 9 Ways Nanit Makes Life Easier for Parents
Here at Nanit, we’re all about parents. (Let’s just say if we were an 80’s hair band, we’d have your name tattooed all over our arms.) Our baby monitor was designed with families in mind from day o...
The Vision and Technology Behind Nanit
Nanit News The Vision and Technology Behind Nanit
Now that Nanit has arrived you might be wondering about some things. For starters, where did Nanit come from? How is it unlike other baby monitors out there? And just how does it understand sleep w...
newborn sleep myths
Sleep Newborn Sleep Myths: Fact vs Fiction
Nowadays, doesn’t it seem like everyone has something to say about babies and sleep? From your boss’s third cousin’s Swedish nanny to that really cool dad at the park who’s never known the horror o...
How Much Sleep Do Babies Need
Sleep How Much Sleep Do Babies Really Need?
It’s a question that can keep you up at night, even rudely interrupt your favorite dream about baby’s soul-stirring Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech – what exactly is the right amount of sleep f...
Newborn Sleep Tips
Sleep 7 Newborn Sleep Tips from the Baby Sleep Whisperer
If we had a genie’s lamp, “better sleep for everyone in the family” would definitely be at the top of our wish list. But until that magical day arrives, we did the next best thing. We spoke to a re...
How To Create a Bedtime Routine for Your Baby
Sleep How To Create a Bedtime Routine for Your Baby
Here at Nanit, we’re dedicated to revolutionizing the way babies sleep by putting amazing technology in the hands of parents everywhere. We’re moms, dads and sleep fans ourselves, so we get that sl...