• When can a baby start sleeping with a blanket?

    October 6, 2022Advice, Information, Parenting

    When can a baby start sleeping with a blanket? It might seem a silly question — after all, what harm could such a soft, adorable object do? Just as babies are weaned onto solids and move from nappies to using the potty, they need to transition into using blankets.

    While blankets are cosy and comforting, adding one into your little ones bedtime routine too early could introduce unnecessary risks to their health.

    Let’s talk about when it’s …

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  • How to keep your Baby warm on Cold Winter Nights

    October 22, 2021Advice, How to, Information, Parenting, Real life

    As the weather gets colder, it can feel difficult to know how to keep your baby warm on winter nights. After all, babies and sleep are two words that don’t go together as easily as any new parent would like. Whether they’re newborn or nearing their first birthday, read our guide to help you keep your baby warm and comfortable throughout the cold weather. 

    How to help babies get to sleep on cold nights

    No matter the …

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  • How to find the best bedtime story for your child

    March 10, 2021Advice, Gift Guides, How to, Lifestyle, Parenting

     

    Bedtime stories are a magical thing that help children of all ages to get a good night’s sleep (and for their parents to get some peace and quiet at the end of the day) Full of fantasy, adventure and that all-important happy ending, bedtime stories are an opportunity for families to unwind, engage and strengthen their special bond. If you’re looking for a new title to add to your weekly roster or simply bored of …

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  • Sleeping for Santa: Tips and advice from The Daddy Sleep Consultant

    December 23, 2020Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Information, Parenting

    The idea of Father Christmas coming is enough to get anyone excited! So it’s no wonder that it can be harder than normal to get your little ones to go to sleep on Christmas Eve. In theory a later night on Christmas Eve isn’t the worst thing to happen, but we often find that this can lead to children who are grumpy and tired on Christmas Day itself (well maybe once all the presents have …

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  • Expert advice: How to sleep train a newborn

    October 9, 2020Advice, Gift Inspiration, Lifestyle, Parenting

    About Jo Tantum, Baby Sleep Expert

    Meet Jo Tantum, Purflo’s resident sleep expert! Paediatric Sleep Consultant Jo Tantum, a previous Purflo customer herself and Mum of 1, has been working with babies and parents across the globe for more than 30 years. Jo was a key speaker at ‘The Baby Show’ for 7 years and a Sleep Expert for Prima Baby Magazine for 8 years. She has also appeared on GMTV, Richard and Judy, …

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  • What your little one needs for a successful sleep away from home

    September 25, 2020Uncategorised

    Whether your family is planning a sweet staycation for October half term or a simple sleepover at Granny’s, what you pack in your little one’s bag can be make or break. However tiny your tot may be, their needs (and demands) are big. 

    With lockdowns and travel limits, time at home has become more monotonous than ever and taking some time out of the house feels increasingly important. Routines have become the rules we …

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  • Why your newborn needs monochrome

    September 8, 2020Uncategorised

    Ask any expectant parent what the best part of preparing for a new baby is and they are sure to mention the nursery. This is where your instinctive need to nest really comes into its own. You want to create a cosy environment where your new arrival will feel safe and soothed and with so many magazines, blogs and Pinterest boards dedicated to decor, the choices can be overwhelming. While it can be tempting to …

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  • How to make your baby feel safe and secure whilst sleeping

    July 31, 2020Advice, How to, Parenting, Uncategorised

     

     

    Written by: Baby Sleep Expert Jo Tantum, on behalf of Purflo

    The safest most secure place for your baby was inside your womb. All cosy and tucked up , they were the soft sides of the womb all around them. It’s no wonder then that when your baby is born they can be very unsettled unless they are in your arms. And as much as we would love to spend all day and night …

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