A toddler essential you didn’t know you needed

Mum knows best, so when local Mama and free-lance designer Melissa came to us with an idea for her 18 month old Liam, we were straight to work. She wanted a low profile pillow to support little Liam’s head and neck as he was having trouble sleeping on his firm cot mattress and was even … Read more A toddler essential you didn’t know you needed

Baby car seat insert – our natural fibre ‘Breathe Easy’

The Natures Sway Breathe Easy insert provides natural support in a baby car seat. The unique design and durability of our other products is already well known. Now we’re promoting natural support for your babies while travelling in the car. Baby car seats are the latest products to come under scrutiny with regards to infant safety.  For some time … Read more Baby car seat insert – our natural fibre ‘Breathe Easy’

Safe sleep and the hammock

As the creator of Natures Sway, I’ve been invested in the need for safe sleep in our baby hammock for 21 years now. Recently I answered a question from an informed customer who was confused by our mix of instructions around using the mattress stiffener that we introduced in September 2010.   The conversation went like this: Query: Mattress Stiffener (optional extra) Natures Sway: How … Read more Safe sleep and the hammock

Baby Hammock instructions get an upgrade!

We’ve just loaded some updated Baby Hammock instructions on our site. It’s been quite a few years since we refreshed them so thoroughly but a few little issues have transpired over the years.  In business, just as in life, we are learning as we go along. So, first up we’ve addressed the mattress washing.  It seems … Read more Baby Hammock instructions get an upgrade!

Baby hammock study shows safe oxygen levels

We’ve discovered that our baby hammock was the subject of a University of Auckland research project last year (2014) that looked at whether using the hammock might cause impaired breathing.* Concerns about the use of car seat capsules for sleeping, and the public message to only sleep babies on a firm flat mattress, has led … Read more Baby hammock study shows safe oxygen levels

Using our Baby Sling safely in the semi-reclined or slanted position

Humanity has used baby slings since time began, not only for reasons of safety, but also to be able to meet their infants primary needs.  The meeting of these needs creates benefits for both parent and baby as the feel good hormone oxytocin is increased from skin to skin contact, making us feel calm[i]. This … Read more Using our Baby Sling safely in the semi-reclined or slanted position

Why choose our new design baby hammock?

The new design Natures Sway hammock is chock full of features which make it a world away from the likes of the traditional baby hammock. Suspended baby beds were initially just a length of fabric, looped and tied to a spring; an arrangement used for centuries in countries such as Malaysia and Singapore. The Natures … Read more Why choose our new design baby hammock?