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        Q1.   What is the Snuggle Me Cushion?
      Q2.   How does the Snuggle Me Cushion "Snuggle"?
      Q3.   How does the cushion help moms?
      Q4.   How does the cushion help babies?
      Q5.   Why is all this so important?
      Q6.   Can I use the cushion for co-sleeping?
      Q7.   What about the Snuggle Me Cushion and SIDS?
      Q8.   Will my baby have a hard time sleeping on their own once I stop using the Snuggle Me Cushion?
      Q9.   Up to what age can I use the Snuggle Me Cushion? Is there a weight limit?
      Q10. What is the Snuggle Me Cushion made out of? Is it washable?
      Q11. What all can I use my Snuggle Me for?
      Q12. Who is all using the Snuggle Me Cushion?
      Q13. I work with infants in my profession; can I resell the Snuggle Me Cushion to my clients?
      Q14. Will using the Snuggle Me Cushion help avoid flat spots on my baby’s head?
      Q15. What do other moms say about the Snuggle Me Cushion?
      Q16. What do birth professionals say about the Snuggle Me?

Q1. What is the Snuggle Me Cushion?

The Snuggle Me Cushion was designed to meet an infant’s need to feel secure and a mother’s need to know her baby is safe and comfortable.
 
When an infant is laid on top of the cushion, the sides gently pull in to hug them, making them feel as if they are still being held or touched. This comforts an infant and ultimately makes them more content when mom does need to lay them down.
 
This design also helps prevent an infant from rolling or turning, easing mom’s mind and giving her the confidence to take care of herself postpartum.
 
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Q2. How does the Cushion "Snuggle"?

The Snuggle Me Cushion features a non-padded center sling area. When a baby is laid on top of this area, the sides of the cushion will gently pull in to snuggle a baby. This gives them the sensation of being held or touch, allowing them to feel secure even after they are laid down.
 

Notice how the sides are brought in when the hand lowers the cushion's center sling area.

 
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"I have found the Snuggle Me Cushion to be a gift to mothers..." Kate Kripke, MSW

Q3. How does the cushion help moms?

Mom needs to be able to care for herself as well as her new baby postpartum. It is easier to do so if she feels confident that her infant is safe and comfortable.
 
The Snuggle Me Cushion can help keep baby content when mom needs attention.
 
The Snuggle Me Cushion also provides mom a portable spot for baby. The cushion can easily be toted around the house or taken when visiting friends or family. And since the cushion feels and smells like home, baby will be content no matter where they are!
 
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Q4. How does the cushion help babies?

Babies spend 9 months tucked securely in their mother’s womb. After they are born, they are comforted by things that remind them of that secure place.
 
The Snuggle Me Cushion provides a comforting and familiar hug that helps babies stay content when a caregiver needs to lay them down. This allows babies to get the rest they need during this very critical developmental period.
 
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Q5. Why is all this so important?

When a mother knows her baby is content, she feels less stress and is more relaxed. She then recovers faster and becomes more confident in herself as a mother. Studies show that a relaxed mom and a content baby sets the stage for healthy attachment and bonding.
 
These positive conditions build on each other so mom and baby can thrive, confident and secure in
their new world
 
... and the circle continues.
Pregnancy and birth can take a lot out of a mom so every little bit helps.
 
As mom recovers the Snuggle Me Cushion remains a tool she can use. She
can easily keep her baby with her as she sees to her own needs and the
needs of the rest of the family.
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Q6. Can the Snuggle Me Cushion be used as a co-sleeper?

Yes. The Snuggle Me Cushion makes the perfect co-sleeper!
 
The center sling keeps baby safely positioned on their back while the sides create a firm barrier between parents and baby. Plus, you can keep your bed looking sophisticated by getting a natural looking cover for your cushion so that when your bed is made-up, the cushion blends in!
 
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Q7. What about the Snuggle Me Cushion and SIDS?

First, as a general rule, we recommend that an infant always be attended in the cushion, asleep or awake. Here are the SIDS guidelines that may apply to the Snuggle Me Cushion.
 
1) Always place your baby on his or her back to sleep, for naps and at night.
 
The Snuggle Me Cushion's patent-pending center sling design keeps baby safely positioned on their backs. Because of its design, the cushion also keeps baby’s back and airway straight and aligned.
 
2) Place your baby on a firm sleep surface.
 
The Snuggle Me Cushion has no padding in its center sling. This means that its surface is no firmer or softer than the surface it's placed on. Do not place the Snuggle Me Cushion on soft blankets or pillows when a baby is sleeping.
 
3) Keep soft objects, toys, and loose bedding out of your baby's sleep area.
 
When an infant is fully in the center of the Snuggle Me Cushion, you can see their full profile from either side. Also, the infant's shoulders position the sides of the cushion away from the infant's face. Finally, the cushion's sides are firm enough that if an infant were to turn into it, the sides would not form to the infant's nose/face.
 
4) Keep your baby's sleep area close to, but separate from, where you and others sleep.
 
Co-sleeping is a highly debated subject. One side says having baby in bed increases the risk of SIDS and the other side says the opposite. If a parent chooses to sleep with their baby in the bed with them, the Snuggle Me Cushion will provide a firm barrier between the parents and the infant. It will also keep baby safely positioned on their back. Ultimately, it will make co-sleeping with baby a safer decision.
 
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Q8. Will my baby have a hard time sleeping on their own once I stop using the Snuggle Me Cushion?

As with all transitions, sleeping without the cushion may take a little time.
 
The good thing about the cushion is that there won't be a single moment in time where it all of a sudden it can’t be used. As with all "comfort items" (blankies, nuks, cribs, etc.), we suggest either letting baby wean themselves off the cushion, or choose an age you would like to see them sleeping on their own and work towards that date.
 
Every baby is different-some handle transitions better than others!
 
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Q9. Up to what age can I use the Snuggle Me Cushion? Is there a weight limit?

The Snuggle Me Cushion was actually designed around a seven month old baby!
 
For the older babies, pull their heads up to the edge of the cushion and allow their legs to drape over the other end. Their butt and torso will fill the center sling area.
 
For little babies, their entire body will fit inside this area.
 
Since this is a cushion and cannot break, there isn’t a weight limit.
 
We suggest using the cushion until you baby gives you signs that they do not want to be in it anymore or when you feel the time has come for them to be without it.
 
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Q10. What is the Snuggle Me Cushion made out of?     Is it washable?

The Snuggle Me Cushion is filled with a polyester fiber fill and is covered with 100% cotton twill.
 
The Snuggle Me Covers are either a polyester fleece or a 100% cotton flannel.
 
Because of the fiber fill, the cushion is 100% washable. You can wash your cushion and cover on gentle cycles, with mild detergents, and with cool water.
 
Make sure to dry your cushion on low heat settings to avoid shrinking!
 
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Q11. What all can I use my Snuggle Me for?

Moms have found endless uses for the Snuggle Me Cushion!
 
Here are some of the most common.
 :
Security
Help your baby feel content and secure in this great big world! A little extra cuddling is great and it might even give mom a couple of extra free minutes.
Playtime
The cushion offers just the right amount of propping for baby's head and shoulders to keep them comfortable and able to keep an eye on mom and to watch what's going on in the room.
Tummy Time
Because of the snuggling effect of the cushion, infants feel secure and are more open to tummy time practice. The cushion also keeps baby’s back properly positioned for healthy back posture.
Acid Reflux
Babies with acid reflux are more comfortable when their heads are elevated. When baby’s head is pulled up onto the end of the cushion, it will provide gentle elevation. The Snuggle Me Cushion is also flexible so it can be manipulated into positions that work best for each baby.
Co-sleeping
The Snuggle Me Cushion makes the perfect co-sleeper! The cushion’s center sling keeps baby safely positioned on their back while the cushion’s firm sides provides a firm barrier between a parent and infant.
Changing Station
The Snuggle Me Cushion is great for keeping on the couch for the daily diaper and outfit changes.
Photography
The Snuggle Me Cushion is the perfect shape for infant photography! It not only looks great on camera, but helps an infant stay calm and warm during a photo session!
Sponge Baths (or as a bathtime helperl
Babies do not like to be exposed! Because of the “Moro” (startle) reflex in small infants, being unbundled can be scary and somewhat stressful on both baby and parent. Use the Snuggle Me Cushion to keep baby feeling confined during those first few sponge baths or for those in between bath wipe downs.
 
Also, use the cushion before and after bath time! It’s the perfect place to lay baby while getting them undressed or for drying them off afterwards.
Day Care
If you are a daycare teacher, the Snuggle Me can help you manage multiple infants in the classroom!
 
If you are a parent, you can bring your baby’s Snuggle Me for easier transitions between day care and home. It is easier for an infant to be away from mom and dad if they have something familiar with them that also smells like home!
Travel
Babies are more content in new surroundings when they have a piece of home with them! Bring your Snuggle Me to grandma's house, on vacations, or to baby's daycare for easier transitions!
Outdoors
Give baby their own space to enjoy the fresh air and sunshine while keeping them out of the dirt and bugs. Take the cushion outside when playing with older children, gardening, or going to the beach.
Infant Massage Positioner
The benefits of infant massage are amazing! The Snuggle Me Cushion can aid parents or instructors during an infant massage session. The cushion will:
 
1)   keep baby warm and off of hard floors.
2)   induce feelings of comfort and security allowing an infant to be more open to infant massage.
3)   provides a barrier between environmental stimulation that can distract an infant.
4)   keep an infant comfortably and securely positioned for each massage stroke.
Multiples
Having multiples is challenging!
 
The Snuggle Me Cushion can lend parents a helping hand in the day-to-day care of multiples. Because of the cushion’s snuggling effect, an infant will get the security they need while a parent is caring for other infants.
 
This is beneficial to both parents and their babies!

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Q12. Who is all using the Snuggle Me Cushion?

The Snuggle Me Cushion is loved and used by moms and their babies! But they are not the only ones who love and use it!
 
Infant massage instructors, day care providers, pediatric chiropractors, pediatricians, midwives, doulas, birth centers, photographers, occupational therapist, and child development educators do as well!
 
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Q13. I work with infants in my profession; can I resell the Snuggle Me Cushion to my clients?

Absolutely! The Snuggle Me Cushion is a great product to offer the parents and infants you serve!
 
Reselling the Snuggle Me is also a great way to add additional monthly income to your business! For more information on this, please see our Wholesale page or call us. All our contact information is on the 'contact us' page.
 
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Q14. Will using the Snuggle Me Cushion help avoid flat spots on my baby’s head?

It can, but it will depend on what other products you are using besides the Snuggle Me Cushion.
 
The Snuggle Me cradles baby’s head on a gentle surface, allowing their head to stay in its natural shape. If you only use the Snuggle Me when you lay your baby down, flat spots will most likely not develop!
 
If you are concerned about flat spots, avoid products that have hard plastic backings, even if they are covered with a soft fabric. Also, make sure baby gets plenty of time off their back.
 
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Q15. What do other moms say about the Snuggle Me Cushion?

"I bought the Snuggle Me at a craft fair in Shakopee, Minnesota and it is the best product I have ever purchased. My daughter is now 4 months old and this is the only place she feels content and secure to sleep. I went out and bought a $300 hammock instead of a crib or cradle and this pillow by far is better than the hammock at a way cheaper price. I only wish I would of found out about this when my first 2 children were born. It's so light I can take it anywhere and it's so easy to clean! When I'm running around after 3 kids I want something that is comfortable for my baby but also where I can just lay her down where ever I'm at at that given moment. This is perfect! "
Kayla F. Minnesota
 
"I wanted to Thank You for creating such a wonderful product. My daughter spent the first 25 days of her life at the Denver Children’s Hospital gaining weight before she could come home. She came home at 4lbs and she was so small I was afraid to leave her unattended. The Snuggle Me Cushion was PERFECT, She loved to take naps in the cushion. I could see the cushion form around her. It is very important for preemies to feel like they are still with mommy, so when I was trying to get some things done around the house I knew she felt comforted by the cushion. I just wanted to say Thank You, your product made our lives as parents a little easier. "
Jana G. Colorado
 
"I bought my Snuggle Me in the spring when I was pregnant. I had contemplated whether or not I should buy it, but finally decided to purchase it. Well, thank God I did! The Snuggle Me ended up being a life saver for our little baby girl. She loved it! We even had to take it with us when we traveled to visit family because we couldn’t live without it. Now, it’s my turn to pass along the favor. My friend just adopted a new born baby and the Snuggle Me is a 'must have gift!' "
Kristin G. Minnesota
 
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Q16. What do birth professionals say about the Snuggle Me?

“In my psychotherapy and counseling practice, I work with new mothers around the prevention and treatment of postpartum depression. I have found the Snuggle Me Cushion to be a gift to mothers who are needing a trusting and comfortable way to allow for the time and space for self care. When a baby is comfortable and happy, it is easier for a new mom to allow herself a break, and many women have relied on the cushion when they need to step away. In addition, when babies sleep more, mom can sleep more, and with the aid of this product more mothers are able to catch up on the sleep that they need to feel emotionally well. “
Kate Kripke, MSW
 
“I use the Snuggle Me Cushion in my chiropractic office in two ways. First, if I am treating the Mom, I have the newborn rest on the Snuggle Me while Mom gets her adjustment. The babies love to be in a comfy nest and often will be content while Mom gets the attention she needs. This also keeps the Mom from lugging in the car seat which is way too heavy and bulky. Secondly, I use the Snuggle Me Cushion when I am treating newborns. I see many pediatric patients in my practice and one of the most important things to do while I'm doing my exam and treatment is to keep the baby calm and comfortable. This cushion is perfect for that.”
Betsy Decker, DC
 
“I have had the pleasure to use the Snuggle Me Cushion with newborns and very young infants while consulting with their mothers in regards to breastfeeding. When placed on the Snuggle Me Cushion, the babies have been calm, actively alert, and comfortable. It seems apparent that the babies have instantly felt safe and comforted by the cushion. For several of the mothers, this was such a welcomed delight as their babies were having difficulty with nursing due to physical discomfort. One of the mothers was experiencing difficulty making the transition to parenting 2 young children as her children were only 13 months apart in age. The Snuggle Me Cushion gave her a place to safely and comfortably put her newborn when she attended to the urgent needs of her older child.”
Stephanie Moore, RN, BSN, IBCLC
 
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