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'Safe Infant Sleep' by Dr. James McKenna

Here at Arm's Reach, we are lucky to have had the opportunity to consult with the most important experts in the world concerning infant development.  We are so proud to be mentioned in Dr. James McKenna's new book, Safe Infant Sleep. For those of you who are not familiar with Dr. McKenna, he is recognized as the world’s leading authority on mother-infant cosleeping in relationship to breastfeeding and SIDS. In addition to his many fellowships and awards, he ran the Mother Baby Behavioral Sleep Lab at University of Notre Dame. He teaches, lectures and  has published over 139 refereed scientific articles in diverse medical and anthropological journals on co-sleeping, breastfeeding, evolutionary medicine and SIDS, both here and abroad. Dr. McKenna has just written a...

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Spotlight on Cambria

It's the start of a new week, and we thought we would get things going over here by shining a spotlight on one of our favorite Co-Sleeper bassinets in some new colors.   The Cambria bassinet is our one of our best selling models. This beauty has elegantly curved wood sides, quilted fabric, and automatically adds a bit of style to any room.   Parents love it because it has mesh on all sides - great for visibility and air flow, deep baskets below for all those little things that baby needs, and side pockets as well. The Cambria works in two modes - either as a bedside bassinet that securely attaches to the parent bed or as a freestanding...

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Celebrating Breastfeeding Awareness Month

As many of you know, August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month around the globe!   We are doing some celebrating over here by partnering with our friends at Lanisnoh, who have been supporting breastfeeding moms for years.  We will be part of a giveaway that totals almost $800 worth of products helping one mom by making breastfeeding easier.   The grand prize includes prizes from Belabumbum, Ergobaby, Oat Mama and Lansinoh.  To enter, visit the link here.   Good luck and happy breastfeeding!

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Healthy Pregnancy Journal Giveaway

It's giveaway time! We wanted to share our new favorite thing with you all.  The Healthy Pregnancy Journal is a week-by-week guide and a really lovely keepsake for the pregnancy journey.  Authors Hayden and Martha Sears are part of the Sears family of parenting experts and long time Arm's Reach supporters. As per the authors: This book will help you navigate the beautiful chaos of your journey into motherhood with a safe space to reflect and prepare, work through all you’re experiencing, and stay on track for a healthy pregnancy. We love it because it has prompts for journaling -- keeping a record of your thoughts and feelings during pregnancy, it features tons of great info about healthy mind and body during pregnancy,...

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