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🎙Exhausted Mothers Need To Be Babied
with Dr. Harvey Karp of Happiest Baby and Creator of the SNOO
In this episode of Season 8 of The Mother Honestly Podcast, Take The Day Off, Powered by Splendid Spoon, Hosts Blessing Adesiyan and Andrea Mullan are joined by Dr Harvey Karp who is a world-renowned pediatrician and child development expert. His celebrated Happiest Baby/Happiest Toddler books and videos have guided millions of parents and are translated into 30 languages.
He is also the creator of the SNOO Smart Sleeper, a new class of responsive infant bed that adds 1-2 hours to a baby’s sleep and has a secure swaddle which prevents rolling to an unsafe position during sleep. SNOO has won 33 international honors’, including the National Sleep Foundation Innovation of the Year and is in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution as an iconic example of 21st Century form and function. The benefits of SNOO to reduce postpartum depression, SIDS, and help drug exposed babies are being studied at top medical centre’s. Dr. Karp is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the USC School of Medicine and a fellow of the AAP. He is an advocate for children’s environmental health and a board member of EWG, one of the Nation’s premiere environmental protection groups.
In this episode, they discuss how parents, especially mothers should be “babied” as much as the new babies when they have a child and how society should go back to the times when there was a “village” of family, friends and neighbors offering support to new mothers. They also discuss the ground-breaking work Dr Karp leads at Happiest Baby, how SNOO makes the lives of new parents easier and also how employers are providing SNOO as a benefit to their employees and how more employers can come onboard.
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