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May 10, 2016

[News 2 Nashville] New Study Raises Concerns About Swaddling, SIDS

January 5, 2016

[NeoNatal Intensive Care] Hospital Benefits of Using the HALO® Safer Way to Sleep Program

January 4, 2016

[theBump.com] HALO® Bassinest® Swivel Sleeper Earns Best of the Bump.com Designation




December 9, 2015

[WoodTV.com] HALO® Bassinest® GR Hospital Offers Life-saving SleepSacks for Babies

October 20, 2015

[Surburbanite.com] Aultman Birth Center Initiates Safe Sleep Campaign

October 16, 2015

[The Review] Local Hospital Provides SleepSacks to Prevent Infant Deaths

October 15, 2015

[PetoskyNews.com] Wearable Blankets Donated to McLaren Northern Michigan OB Department

October 9, 2015

[The Emporia Gazette] Wade's Ride Takes Off Saturday

May 21, 2015

[CBS 2 KGAN] Healthcare Experts Discourage Co-sleeping

May 14, 2015

[Kids Today] HALO Founder, Bill Schmid Receives Cribs for Kids Award

May 1, 2015

[Sandusky Register] Health Department Seeks to Reduce Infant Deaths

April 30, 2015

[Leader Community News] Baby Swaddling SleepSack to be Trialled at Mercy Hospital for Women, Heidelberg

April 22, 2015

[Cleveland Jewish News] Lake Hospital Focuses on Infant Deaths

April 10, 2015

[WCPO Cincinnati] Checkups: SleepSacks are the Newest Part of Safe Bedtime for Babies

April 10, 2015

[Cincinnati.com] Christ Hospital Makes Changes to Birthing Center

February 10, 2015

CJ Foundation for SIDS Endorses HALO™ Bassinest™ Swivel Sleeper for it’s Safe Sleep Aspects

January 30, 2015

[KJCT8] Average Amount of Infant Deaths has Doubled Due to Dangerous Sleeping Environments

January 6, 2015

[St. Genevieve Herald] SGCMH Newborns Get HALO Blankets

January 1, 2015

[WIVB.com] Sabres, Kaleida Provide HALO SleepSacks to Babies




December 1, 2014

[SYR.com] New Study Says More Than Half of U.S. Babies Sleep in Unsafe Conditions

December 1, 2014

[Cleveland.com] The ABCs for Infant Safe Sleep: Advice from Doctor Mom

October 27, 2014

[Post Independent] Simple Steps to Safe Sleep for Babies

Ocotber 8, 2014

[QCOnline] Genesis birth centers train new parents about safe sleep for babies with the HALO SleepSack

October 7, 2014

[KCTV News] Doctor urges parents to get bumpers out of cribs

September 1, 2014

[NeoNatal Intensive Care] Interview with Bill Schmid: HALO® Hospital Safe Sleep Program Helps Educate Parents About Safe Sleep (pg. 23)

August 24, 2014

[CBS Chicago] HALO™ Bassinest™ Swivel Sleeper featured on the 2014 Gearapalooza Tour

August 21, 2014

[Star Tribune] HealthEast Hospitals Embracing a 'Baby-friendly' Approach to Birth and using HALO SleepSack Wearable Blankets

August 19, 2014

[Twin Cities Live] HALO™ Bassinest™ Swivel Sleeper is called a "Game Changer" by Bump Club founder, Katie Blozis

August 11, 2014

[Oskaloosa News] Mahaska Health Partnership Hospital Auxiliary Begins Sleep Sack Gift Program

July 23, 2014

[Digital Journal] HALO™ Bassinest™ Swivel Sleeper Babies Sleep Safely

May 14, 2014

[JConline.com] Not Enough Parents Trust SIDS Advice, Experts Say

May 1, 2014

[Children's Hospital Los Angeles FloSheet] 5 East Nurses Lead Hospitals SAFE Sleep Initiative

May 1, 2014

[WALB News] Phoebe Newborns Get a "HALO"

April 14, 2014

[WTN.com] Keeping Babies Sleeping Safely

April 11, 2014

[West Central Tribune] Swaddled in Safety: Partnership With Local Fund Helps Rice Hospital Promote Newborn Health, Lower Risk of SIDS

April 8, 2014

[The Elk Valley Times] Hospital Using HALO SleepSack for New Babies

March 24, 2014

[AL.com] Safer Sleep: Parents of Babies at Huntsville, Madison Hospitals to Receive Free SleepSacks, Education

March 1, 2014

[NeoNatal Intensive Care] Benefits of HALO Swaddling Program in Modeling Safe Sleep Practices (pg. 20)

February 25, 2014

[The Emporia Gazette] Newman Receives HALO SleepSacks

January 31, 2014

[Niles Herald-Spectator] Advocate Lutheran General Hospital switches from baby blankets to SleepSacks

January 2, 2014

[Twin City Times] Babies get new sleep sacks at CMMC




October 31, 2013

[Baptist Health]  Hospital Staff Helping Spread Word That Safe Sleep Practices Can Prevent Infant Suffocation

October 30, 2013

[The News Tribune]  Tacoma General Helps New Parents Combat Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

[KING 5 NEWS]  Tacoma Hospital Putting Newborns in SleepSacks to Combat SIDS

October 29, 2013

[UK Know]  Kentucky Children's Hospital Promotes Safe Sleeping Tips

October 14, 2013

[Multicare]  Safe Sleep: Newborns At Tacoma General Get A Take-Home Sleep Sack

October 14, 2013

[KentReporter.com]  12 'Safe Sleep' Tips for Babies

October 8, 2013

[OK News on 6]  Medical Minute: SleepSacks for Infants

October 3, 2013

[WBIY 12 News]  Davis Memorial Hospital Donates 'Sleep Sacks'

October 2, 2013

[WDTC 5 News]  SIDS Awareness Month: Preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

October 2, 2013

[InsideToronto.com]  Swaddle challenge hopes to break record and raise awareness of SIDS

October 1, 2013

Tennessee Titans Raise Awareness for Safe Sleep During SIDS Awarenss Month

May 27, 2013

[Iowa Radio]  SleepSacks Replace Blankets for Babies in Most Iowa Hospitals

May 16, 2013

[UnityPoint Health]  St. Luke's Training Parents on Safe Sleep

May 16, 2013

[KCRG ABC 9 News]  Swaddling Out, SleepSacks in for Babies

May 14, 2013

[Wall Street Journal]  New Thinking on Swaddling Infants; Sleeping Sacks Arrive at the Maternity Ward

May 9, 2013

[Quad Cities Online]  Genesis Birth Centers Teach Parents Safe Sleep Habits for Infants

May 7, 2013

[KWQC NBC 6 News] Trying to Curb SIDS in the QCA

March 27, 2013

[KCTV 5 News] Nationwide Trend's Goal is to Lose Blankets in Baby's Bed

March 18, 2013

[Pantagraph.com]  Some Hospitals Moving Away from Blankets to Reduce Infant Deaths

January 20, 2013

[The Times]  Hospital Replacing Blankets with SleepSacks Are Safer for Infants




October 18, 2012

[KTIV NBC 4 News]  SleepSacks Help Reduce the Risk of SIDS

October 3, 2012

[University of Michigan U]  MHS Provides SleepSacks at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital

September 4, 2012

[WZTV FOX 17 News]  Baptist Hospital in Nashville Implements Safer Way to Sleep™ Program

June 19, 2012

[Brainerd Dispatch]  Minnesota Couple Turns Tragedy Into Safety in SIDS Prevention Wearable Blanket

June 15, 2012

[Huffington Post]  HALO Innovations: Father Starts Business After the Death of His Baby

June 13, 2012

[TIME.com]  SleepSacks: Sleeping Bags Designed to Stave off SIDS

February 7, 2012

[Chicago Sun Times]  Donation Helps SUID Program





December 23, 2011

[OK Nursing Times] Nurses Adopt Halo Approach: Norman Regional Hospital

September 9, 2011

[WCNC NBC News]  New "Burrito" Wrapping Keeping Newborns Healthy

June 1, 2011

[NBC DFW.com]  Sleep Sack Fights Against Infant Death

May 17, 2011

[WZZM ABC 13 News]  Metro Health Offers SleepSacks to New Parents

April 28, 2011

[The Times]  Hospital Works to Decrease Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths

April 13, 2011

Canadian Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths Praises Halo Launch of Canadian In-Hospital Program




September 13, 2010

The Baby Bedtime Battle Between Parents and Grandparents

September 10, 2010

Preventing Infant Deaths

July 23, 2010

Mercy Medical Center in Williston, ND implements HALO's Safer Way to Sleep® Program

July 22, 2010

SIDS Prevention Targeted By Riverside Hospital

May 21, 2010

HALO Innovations Joins Forces with The Happiest Baby™ on the Block Expert Dr. Harvey Karp

April 1, 2010

HALO Technical Comfort System® Promotes Healthy Skin and Earns Seal from National Eczema Association

March 24, 2010

Halo Innovations Announces Partnership with Safe Kids USA

March 14, 2010

Hospital Offers 'Sleeping Sacks' for the Smallest Patients

February 14, 2010

[Columbia Daily Tribune]  All Wrapped up: New Swaddling Options Provide Babies with Comfort, Safety




December 1, 2009

[Newborn Channel]  HALO® SleepSack® wearable blanket feature on "SIDS and Safe Sleep" Segment 

August 31, 2009

[The Talk of Alabama]  HALO® SleepSack Swaddle Feature

August 13, 2009

[The Early Show Oshkosh]  HALO® SleepSack Swaddle Feature

July 5, 2009

[Channel 5 St. Louis]  HALO® SleepSack Swaddle Feature

May 12, 2009

[WISH 9 News Indiana]  HALO® SleepSack® wearable blanket Feature

May 1, 2009

[Neonatal Intensive Care]  HALO Featured in Study on SIDS and Safe Sleep

February 25, 2009

HALO Featured on CBS: The Doctors

February 1, 2009

[Neonatal Network]  HALO Featured in Nursing Study





October 9, 2008

Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs, CO Now Uses the HALO SleepSack Swaddle

June 15, 2008

25% of SIDS Babies Found with Their Heads Covered According to a New Study - HALO® Sleepsack® Wearable Blanket Offers Safer Solution

June 1, 2008

HALO® SleepSac® Wins Home Safety Council Award; HALO is Only Juvenile Company Recognized in 2008

May 25, 2008

HALO Garners Top Awards From Juvenile Groups; The Technical Comfort System™ and HALO® SleepSack® Swaddle




About HALO Innovations and Founder William Schmid

Based in Minneapolis, HALO Innovations has a singular mission: to help create a healthy and safe sleep environment for people of all ages. Founded in 1994 by William Schmid, who began researching sleeping environments after he lost an infant daughter to SIDS, HALO is dedicated to developing products that set new standards for the safety and improved health of sleeping infants and bringing peace of mind to one's home.


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