Monday, November 15, 2010

Halo Sleep Sack Giveaway

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I was given the opportunity to try out the Halo SleepSack.  Please read below about my experience.
The Halo SleepSack is a wonderful creation for babies.  This is a safe way for babies to sleep and I absolutely love what the company stands for.   They donate a percentage of all of their profits to charities that help fight SIDS. The SleepSack is made of a very soft material and makes the baby feel cozy and safe inside of it. I really like the idea of this blanket and I was able to see first hand how wonderful it works.  It keeps your baby safe so you don't have to worry about their safety when they are sleeping. Halo SleepSacks are available at Target, including the featured image. 
Safe Sleep Practices
•    Place baby to sleep on his or her back at naptime and at night time.
•    Use a crib that meets current safety standards with a firm mattress that fits snuggly and is covered with only a tight-fitting crib sheet.
•    Remove all soft bedding and toys from your baby’s sleep area (this includes loose blankets, bumpers and positioners). The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests using a wearable blanket instead of loose blankets to keep your baby warm.
•    Offer a pacifier when putting baby to sleep. If breastfeeding, introduce pacifier after one month or after breastfeeding has been established.
•    Breastfeed, if possible, but when finished, put your baby back to sleep in his or her separate safe sleep area alongside your bed.
•    Never put your baby to sleep on any soft surface (adult beds, sofas, chairs, water beds, quilts, sheep skins etc.)
•    Never dress your baby too warmly for sleep; keep room temperature 68-72 degrees Fahrenheit.
•    Never allow anyone to smoke around your baby or take your baby into a room or car where someone has recently smoked.
Survey Results:
HALO’s survey of more than 1,000 parents and grandparents revealed the following:
•    58% of grandparents agreed that “babies are babies; what worked years ago when my children were babies is still fine today.” Conversely, 60% of parents disagreed with this opinion.
•    Parents are more likely to say that it’s best to place a baby on his or her back to sleep than grandparents (77% vs. 59%). Grandparents are more likely than parents to think a baby is safest sleeping on his or her side (21% vs. 12%) or stomach (16% vs. 8%).
•    Grandparents are also more likely to believe it is safe to have loose blankets (49% vs. 31% of parents) and a baby monitor (23% vs. 12%) in the crib with the baby.
•    82% of parents say they swaddle their baby for sleep compared to less than half of grandparents who swaddle their grandchildren (46%).

More  Information:
HALO was founded by Bill Schmid, who began researching sleeping environments after he lost a daughter to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) in 1991. Since 1994, HALO has worked to develop products that encourage healthier and safer sleeping as well as bring peace of mind to your home.

The HALO SleepSack wearable blanket replaces loose blankets in the crib that can cover your baby's face and interfere with breathing. No wonder it's the #1 trusted choice of hospitals and parents alike. In addition to sleeping safer, the HALO SleepSack wearable blanket helps babies sleep better too. It's a warm, cuddly blanket they can't kick off, ensuring baby sleeps soundly throughout the night. And when baby is sleeping safe and sound, moms and dads can rest easy.

One lucky reader will win their own Halo Sleep Sack.

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Contest ends November 20, 2010.  Up to 4 entries per person when each step above is completed.  Winner will be notified on November 21, 2010.  Winner will be chosen based on a random number generator from all comments.   The winner will have 24 hours to respond before another winner will be chosen. 
[Product review & giveaway disclosure: I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."]

17 Responses to “Halo Sleep Sack Giveaway”

tara said...
November 15, 2010 at 6:56 PM

I love it, my baby Holli will be so cute wearing it!

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November 15, 2010 at 6:58 PM

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Benita said...
November 15, 2010 at 8:18 PM

What a great giveaway!


Benita said...
November 15, 2010 at 8:18 PM

I'm an email subscriber.


Megan said...
November 15, 2010 at 9:24 PM

I've always wanted to try these. I've swaddled my babies, but they eventually get out of it and wake up. These seem like a good alternative!
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November 15, 2010 at 9:25 PM

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November 15, 2010 at 9:26 PM

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robynl said...
November 15, 2010 at 9:35 PM

what a wonderful product;

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November 15, 2010 at 9:35 PM

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November 15, 2010 at 9:37 PM

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November 15, 2010 at 9:38 PM

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Luckyme said...
November 15, 2010 at 11:07 PM

Thank you for a chance to win! Halo sacks are the best alternative to the blankets and are much safer,

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November 15, 2010 at 11:10 PM

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November 16, 2010 at 3:29 AM

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