of any kind. These are often delivered with
cosleepers (which I also recommend against). Such a sleep positioner or wedge is supposed to keep an
in the correct position (on the back).
But babies have suffocated after
having rolled over anyway and getting stuck between the positioner or
wedge and the bed side.
So use your sleeper as is, without the positioner. See the
A cosleeping pad or bumper will
your baby from falling out of your
It is easy to use and very comfortable. Simply place it on your bed, it
usually sticks under your fitted sheet or on top. Your body weight
keeps it in place.
No worries about baby getting stuck - there are no gaps at all.
Heidi Holvoet, PhD, is the founder of the Baby Sleep Advice website and movement, an award-winning author, baby & toddler sleep consultant with 14+ years experience as well as a certified lactation counselor.
Over the years, Heidi has received several awards inluding a Mom's Choice Award (MCA) and National Parenting Awards (NAPPA) for her Baby Sleep Advice website, programs and books.
She is also a member of the Association of Professional Sleep Consultants of which she was one of the earliest contributors. She obtained her PhD degree in physics at the University of Ghent in Belgium.
Heidi is passionate about helping babies and their parents sleep more and better, with her trademark approach that has been proven and praised time and again by parents worldwide to be effective and truly no-tears. Respect for you as a parent and your baby, is at the heart of Heidi's warm and kind support. Her approach always keeps in mind a baby's needs and abilities at any given age, is based on pediatric science and the most up to date knowledge in infant care and sleep science.