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Sleep How To Transition Baby To Crib
As a new parent, you have probably had the lovely daydream of looking down at your tiny bundle of joy in cute pajamas sleeping peacefully in a crib with a smile tugging on your baby’s lips. You mig...
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Health & Wellness 7 Need-to-Know Tips for Flying While Pregnant
Can you fly when pregnant? In the first trimester, the second, and/ or the third? Are there different rules if you’re having multiples? If you have questions about flying while pregnant, we’re here...
How to Stay Cool in the Summer while Pregnant
Health & Wellness How to Stay Cool in the Summer while Pregnant
While pregnancy can create a good amount of discomfort any time of year, it’s often elevated during warmer months. Being pregnant in the summer poses many questions – what do you wear over your bur...
Separation Anxiety in Babies
Growth & Milestones Separation Anxiety in Babies: What You Need to Know
Has this ever happened to you? Your little one is around 6 months of age, cuter than ever and growing by leaps and bounds every day. You turn to leave the nursery for a moment to get something from...
Nanit Introduces Infant Formula Matching Initiative
Health & Wellness Nanit Introduces Infant Formula Matching Initiative
The ongoing formula shortage is enough to keep a parent up at night. It’s impacting a staggering number of families, with an estimated 43% of US retailers out of stock. Companies like Nestle are fl...
Why Nanit Is the Best Baby Monitor for New Dads
Nanit News Why Nanit Is the Best Baby Monitor for New Dads
The days of Mom being the one to get up in the middle of the night with baby while Dad sleeps soundly are over. Today’s dads are involved and engaged, and even if they’re not breastfeeding, they’re...
Postpartum Depression, Baby Blues, and More: A Guide to Perinatal Mental Health
Health & Wellness Postpartum Depression, Baby Blues, and More: A Guide to Perinatal Mental Health
In the weeks and months following childbirth, it’s common for new mothers to experience a range of emotions. Many women feel elated one moment, then sad or overwhelmed the next. It might not be wha...
Why Nanit Is the Best Baby Monitor for New Moms
Nanit News Why Nanit Is the Best Baby Monitor for New Moms
Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and we know exactly what every new mom wants. SLEEP! Precious, precious sleep. Because even when you’re lucky enough to have a good sleeper (and oh, you are ...
Sleep Disorders and Autism: What You Need to Know
Growth & Milestones Sleep Disorders and Autism: What You Need to Know
April is World Autism Month, and at Nanit, we consider it part of our mission to facilitate better research and improve understanding of autism spectrum disorder (ASD)—more specifically, how ASD im...
Baby Monitor Comparison Guide: Traditional, Wi-Fi, or Smart?
Nanit News Baby Monitor Comparison Guide: Traditional, Wi-Fi, or Smart?
In this monitor comparison guide, we’ll compare the Nanit baby monitor to other smart monitors, along with traditional and Wi-Fi models. Which one comes out on top? Read on to find out! Some pare...
Why Is Sleep So Important for My Child's Growth and Development?
Growth & Milestones Why Is Sleep So Important for My Child's Growth and Development?
Sleep is as imperative as nutrition and exercise when it comes child growth and development. However, sleep has often been absent in children’s health messaging. When sleep is taken into account, t...
10 Relationship Tips After Baby
Health & Wellness 10 Relationship Tips After Baby
Most couples tell me that they didn’t prepare their relationship for the stress to come once they became parents. And yet, the research is clear. Couples will experience a decline in their relation...
8 Ways to Prioritize Yourself When You're a Parent
Health & Wellness 8 Ways to Prioritize Yourself When You're a Parent
This is your friendly reminder to remember yourself. Whether you’re expecting or already have children, know that it’s not selfish to prioritize yourself. As a mother, your body will prioritize you...
Tips for Traveling With Baby
Health & Wellness Tips for Traveling With Baby
Whether this is the first time you’re traveling with kiddos or your earliest opportunity post-pandemic, the best way to ensure you’re actually able to enjoy yourself is to be prepared. Hopping on a...
A Personal Trainer Shares the Do’s and Don'ts of Working Out While Pregnant
Health & Wellness A Personal Trainer Shares the Do’s and Don'ts of Working Out While Pregnant
I’m Amanda Butler, a NASM-certified personal trainer and PROnatal (Levels I & II), AFAA Perinatal certified prenatal and postpartum trainer based in The Big Apple. The word is out. During pregn...
How to Ease Into a Fitness Routine After Baby
Health & Wellness How to Ease Into a Fitness Routine After Baby
As a NASM CPT Certified Trainer and PROnatal (Levels I & II) and AFAA Perinatal Specialist, my clients come to me to get back on their feet after delivery. Exercise is a game-changer for not on...
6 Tips from a Baby Safety Expert to Keep Your Baby Safe
Sleep 6 Tips from a Baby Safety Expert to Keep Your Baby Safe
While we, as parents, should absolutely take a proactive approach when it comes to preventing the most common and most fatal types of injuries for babies, many other safety measures can be consider...
Safe Sleep Environment
Registry How to Create a Safe Sleep Environment for Your Newborn
Safe Sleep: Tips for a Secure and Comfortable Sleep Environment for Your Baby
Sleep Safe Sleep: Tips for a Secure and Comfortable Sleep Environment for Your Baby
Creating a safe sleep space for your baby We’re the kind of people who notice everything, from trends in sleep data to the slightly crooked diplomas hanging on our favorite doctor’s office wall. We...
5 Unexpected Feelings You May Encounter in the Early Days of Nursing
Health & Wellness 5 Unexpected Feelings You May Encounter in the Early Days of Nursing
In the early days of nursing, your body will be going through A LOT of changes. This is to be expected since you just gave birth to a tiny human! With these changes comes unexpected feelings, and I...
10 Questions to Ask Your OBGYN at the First Prenatal Visit
Health & Wellness 10 Questions to Ask Your OBGYN at the First Prenatal Visit
Congratulations, you are pregnant! After peeing on countless sticks, you are ready to see your OBGYN for that first prenatal appointment. A new pregnancy can fill you with so many emotions, ranging...
Nighttime Diaper Changes — How Often Should You Change Your Baby’s Diaper at Night?
Health & Wellness How Often to Change a Diaper: Nighttime vs Daytime Diaper Changes
Learn how often to change a diaper with our essential diaper-changing tips for day and night, ensuring your baby stays dry, comfortable, and sleeps soundly.
Baby Sleep Basics
Sleep Baby Sleep Basics
Many parents experience sleep struggles with their little ones. Sleep struggles include taking a long time to get baby to fall asleep, short 40 minute naps, frequent night waking and early morning ...
Is It Time to See a Fertility Doctor?
Health & Wellness Is It Time to See a Fertility Doctor?
Our friends at Reproductive Medicine Associates (RMA) have shared why National Infertility Awareness Week exists and ways to support those struggling with infertility. Reproductive Endocrinologist ...