Rachel, our Brand Manager, is due to have her 2nd baby any day now.  Her (amazing!) doula recently shared this piece with her about “secret sensation” time and we thought it was such great info, we wanted to share it with you too. This advice comes from Midwife Gloria Lemay, a contributing editor to Midwifery Today Magazine, an Advisory Board Member of the International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN), and often a keynote speaker ...Read More
Happy, happy Father’s Day to all of you Dads!  We talk a lot (as often + as loudly as we can!) about the benefits of regularly practicing skin-to-skin (S2S) contact with your infant.  We regularly get asked, “Is S2S only for Mom and baby, or are there benefits for Dad too?” We’re always excited to report that Dad + baby receive almost the identical remarkable benefits of snuggling S2S as Mom + baby! Happy Father’s Day, indeed. ...Read More
This week we attended AWHONN’s (Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses) Annual Convention in Long Beach, CA.  This is an event that we look forward to every year. The speakers, the people, the vibe and the learnings are so great and we are always energized and inspired for weeks after!  While we could fill pages and pages with all the valuable information we took away from this year’s convention, we thought a recap ...Read More
Over the past few months, our team has had the honor of traveling to and meeting with several NICU teams around the country. Today, we wanted to highlight a NICU that is going above and beyond in their developmental care and family-centered care practices. We had the pleasure of meeting with members of the Omaha Children’s NICU team to talk about Kangaroo Care (KC), also called skin-to-skin, and implementing the NüRoo Pocket as a tool for ...Read More
Today is Kangaroo Care Awareness Day, and in honor of this special day, we are so happy to feature the story of Hanna, and her baby, Oliver. We met Hanna when we recently visited the Omaha Children’s NICU for a discussion with their (amazing!) staff about skin-to-skin practices. Hanna was in the NICU with her sweet baby and we got talking. She said something we’ll never forget: that it was when she was able to hold Oliver skin-to-skin ...Read More