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Using your SnoozeShade After Summer

Using Your SnoozeShade After Summer is Over

SnoozeShade is not just for the brighter, sunny months. Here’s how to get great baby sleep all year round.

When the sun starts to get weaker each day, we have to admit that summer is probably on its way out. But that doesn't mean you need to relegate your SnoozeShade to the bag filled with sun hats and sandals. In fact, quite the opposite! Yes, the leaves are changing colour and starting to fall, but SnoozeShade is not just for sunny days.

Here are three reasons why you should continue using SnoozeShade after summer is over.

Your Baby Still Needs Sun Protection in Winter

Did you know that skin care experts agree that your baby still needs sun protection even when it’s not the height of summer? UV rays are still able to harm your baby’s skin even in the colder, darker months. SnoozeShade provides essential protection against these harmful UV rays, even when you are using it in lookout mode. This is especially crucial for very young babies who cannot yet wear sunscreen (under six months). Do yourself a favour and keep SnoozeShade to hand, as even darker days can have sunny spells.

Your Baby Still Needs to Sleep!

Just because sunny days are behind us for now, don't feel you no longer need SnoozeShade - you do. Your baby still needs to keep to their sleep routine during the fall and winter and though you may be out and about less often, naps are still essential and they help you get out of the house too. Who doesn't want to drink hot coffee in peace while their baby sleeps?

The other advantage of SnoozeShade is that your baby will now associate it with sleep time, so using it as a sleep cue can be a very powerful parenting tool indeed. Lots of parents tell us that as soon as their baby spots SnoozeShade, they start to yawn and by the time it’s zipped up, they're asleep!

Don't forget that SnoozeShade also eliminates distractions and creates a darkened environment ideally matched for sleep, so it’s a win-win.

SnoozeShade Protects Against the Elements

While SnoozeShade helps to protect your baby against up to 99% of the sun's harmful rays, it will also protect against other weather conditions, too. It will keep your little one warm and snug on windy days and in light rain and though it’s not a rain cover, if you've left home without yours, SnoozeShade can cope. Let's face it, if your baby is asleep and you're caught in a downpour, you're probably on your way home at a rapid rate anyway!

Ultimately, we recommend that you keep SnoozeShade under your pushchair all year round - for sun protection, to use as a buffer against wind and light rain and for the ease of maintaining baby sleep on the go. SnoozeShade is not just for summer - and might just save your sanity!

Do get in touch if you have any questions at all

 

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Further Reading:

Baby Sleep Patterns; What You Need to Know
A Month-by-Month Guide to Sleep Regression
 
Three Baby Sleep Problems and How to Fix Them 

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