The Special Delivery Baby Hammock is designed specifically for newborns and babies up to 12 to 18 months of age, or when you realize that your little one would appreciate more spaciousness. (Then it is time to move up to the Toddler Hammock which will serve them until they are 4 to 5 years of… Continue Reading →
In general, we recommend the Special Delivery Baby Hammock for newborns and children up to 2 years of age. This will of course depend on the weight of the child.
The spring is most responsive for children weighing between 8 and 45 pounds, and the maximum working load for the spring is 85 pounds.
Absolutely, in fact this is our recommendation. Babies tend to fall asleep in the hammock quickly as if they were being rocked in your arms. Children who have a difficult time falling asleep are often quickly calmed and soothed by the gentle motion of the Special Delivery Baby Hammock. The slight incline of the hammock… Continue Reading →
The Special Delivery Baby Hammock was designed to allow your baby to experience gentle, cradled motion and movement, similar to what they experience when being held and cradled in your arms. We do not recommend using any pillows in the hammock as these may pose a suffocation risk to baby. For the most peaceful rest,… Continue Reading →
Our hammocks are based on the traditional sling design used by mothers to carry and bed babies around the world for centuries. The baby’s weight causes the fabric to wrap around and hold the downward facing portion of the baby’s body, comfortably supporting the baby while making it virtually impossible for a few month old… Continue Reading →
Yes, it can be used as a full time bed for both day and night sleeping. The more a baby uses the hammock, the more they learn to self-soothe and go to sleep unaided.
Yes! The baby’s head weight is more evenly distributed to the rest of the body, reducing the problems of Flat Head Syndrome (Plagiocephaly).
Yes, simply remove the separator wood, unhook from the spring and wash the entire hammock with the hanging ring folded into the fabric and tied off with its ribbon to avoid metal to metal contact in your washer. Then line dry. If you wish to tumble dry, be certain that the metal ring is adequately… Continue Reading →
The Special Delivery Baby Hammock measures 36 inches from its hanging ring to the bottom of the hammock. It is 22 inches wide at the Spreader bar, with a 38 inch dimension for baby to lie in, when the end ties are secured.
For freedom of movement it is ideal to be positioned at least 14 inches from any nearby wall or object. However, if you are unable to secure your eye screw into a ceiling joist the Special Delivery Baby Hammock may be hung in a door jam, centering the eye screw or clamp hanger in the… Continue Reading →
Our hammock weighs about 3 pounds, including the hardware. It is shipped in Large Flat Rate Priority box within the US and a 6″ x 6″ x 6″ x 24″ triangular Priority box, Internationally.
The setup of the Special Delivery Baby Hammock is designed to be quick, easy, and allow for maximum flexibility. Eye screws can be placed in several locations around the house or outdoors allowing baby to always be close by. The Special Delivery Baby Hammock is light and easy to unclip using the spring clip to… Continue Reading →
At this time we do not offer a stand for our Special Delivery Baby Hammock.