Believe it or not, babies sleep. A lot. To minimize the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), don’t use loose covers or a bumper pad in the crib. Once your baby outgrows a swaddle, sleep sacks are a safe alternative to a blanket.
We like: Aden + Anais Organic Muslin Collection swaddle wraps, $26 each; Halo SleepSack 5-Piece Crib Set, $80 and up; Summer Infant SwaddleMe Organic Cotton, $18.