Lulla doll aims to promote a more stable heartbeat and breathing that can result in better quality sleep, longer sleeping periods, less stress levels and overall wellbeing. For some this also works to help babies calm down and to fall asleep. In an extensive user survey of the Lulla doll it was reported that 86% felt like the Lulla doll provided their children more comfort and 73% felt their children slept longer with the doll.
For the first months of life, closeness is vital. It is recommended by pediatric guidelines that your baby sleeps in the same room with you for the first year of life. The Lulla doll can be a good addition, a second best but not as a replacement for closeness, making it a great baby sleep aid.
The benefits of the Lulla doll are to support a healthy sleeping pattern when co-sleeping is not possible. However, that does not necessarily mean they sleep without stirring or waking. According to dr. James McKenna, a leading expert in the field, babies are not designed to sleep through the night in the first six months. Most newborns don't stay asleep for more than two to four hours at a time, day or night, during the first few weeks of life. Newborns can sleep for up to 20 hours but it can be very sporadic and some sleep much less according to pediatrician Scott Cohen.
The Lulla doll will work differently for every child as babies have their own sleep personalities and just like adults some are light sleepers and others are heavy sleepers. Be realistic and patient. Most users report that it takes time to intergrate Lulla into the sleep routine and see results. For some the results are immediate but for most they are gradual.
For babies we recommend;
If you have any questions or in need of advice just send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
List of sources:
Eva Dögg, yoga instructor, tells us about Ujjayi breath in this blog and teaches us the Ujjayi breath (ocean breath) Lulla doll plays. The blog also includes a longer session with grounding, breathing and meditation that kids can participate in.