Induction: How Long Does It Take To Give Birth?

For most women, as soon as you find out you’re pregnant you start anticipating the birth. Depending on how much you know (and how many horror stories you’ve heard) that could be with excitement or trepidation. One way to switch from trepidation to excitement is through learning as much as you can about the in’s […]

When Is The Best Age To Have A Baby?

In our modern world, we are largely free to choose when to have a baby. With contraceptives, information, and advanced medical science, girls don’t fall pregnant in their teens nearly as frequently as they used to.  In fact, the median age of mothers in developed countries has risen considerably even since the 1980’s, when first-time […]

3 Lessons Kids Learn From Pets

For many families, pets are a fact of life. Either the couple had pets before children or grew up with animals at home and got a pet quite soon after having one or more kids. But for others, the idea creates anxiety. What if a pet is dangerous? What about germs or allergies? Today we’re […]

Baby’s First Christmas

First up, congratulations! If you’re reading this, you probably already have that baby in arms or you will soon, and we’re so excited for you. You might be wondering how Christmas will look now that you have a newborn baby. Today, we’re going to talk you through a few tips and strategies for coping through […]

How To Watch Movies With Kids (That The Whole Family Can Enjoy)

We’re heading into the holidays and most of us will hopefully get a bit of time off to relax and decompress with family. But holidaying with kids — especially young kids — can be more like hard work than relaxing.    Once your kids are old enough to sit through a movie, you reach a […]

How to Handle Kids in the Holidays

When people ask whether you’re taking some time off for Christmas, it can be tempting to laugh in their face if you have small kids. Taking a holiday with kids can be anything but restful. And when you’re at your wit’s end, you’d be forgiven for putting them in front of Paw Patrol and drinking […]

7 Tips & Tricks For Successful Road Trips With Young Kids

Disney would have you believe that road trips are the ultimate family experience. And for some that may be true. But if you’re driving any distance with one or more children under 5-years-old, chances are you’re stressing.   But, fear not! We are here to help. Today, we’re going to look at some tried and […]

Why Choose The Snuza Pico?

In this modern world, we’re all connected all the time. We have our mobile phones on us or near us 24/7, and then Apple Watches or Fitbits monitor our movements, sleep, and everything in between. The Snuza Pico is a smart baby breathing or abdominal movement monitor designed to integrate with your smartphone.    What […]

What’s the Snuza Pico Designed To Do And Not To Do?

It’s impossible to build everything into every single device. It would make them unmanageably large, not to mention prohibitively expensive. When we design a new device, we try to think about what would be useful for the parent and comfortable for the baby. We try to figure out what can be sacrificed to make it […]

Why Wait 20 Seconds For An Alert?

As producers of baby breathing and movement monitors, we’re often asked why our devices are designed to wait 20 seconds to alert parents and caregivers to a cessation of breathing. Why not, concerned parents ask, alert at 5 seconds or 10 seconds? In order to explain this, we have to look at what we know […]