Finally, a solution
for your fussy baby! The Amby Baby Motion Bed helps babies
and parents get the sleep they need with its womb-like
design and gentle motion that babies love. Endorsed by Dr.
Sears, the Amby Baby bed is specially helpful for babies with
reflux(GER), colic and even preemies.
- Infant Colic
- Infant reflux
- Premature babies
- Restless sleepers
- Short nappers
- Amby's womb-like design and natural motion is comforting
to babies with colic symptoms who have trouble sleeping. The
hammock's ability to bounce also eases any stomach cramping
or gas pains baby might be experiencing.
more about how Amby Baby helps with colic.
- The Amby can be adjusted to the incline baby sleeps at best
- which is crucial for babies suffering with acid reflux.
In addition, the hammock's rocking motion sooths indigestion
and lulls the baby to sleep.
more how Amby Baby helps ease reflux
- Babies born prematurely crave a womb-like environment and
very often must be held much of the time in their first months.
The Amby provides this safe environment in addition to a natural
motion that mimics that "being held" feeling. Preemies
are also commonly diagnosed with colic or reflux (or both)
which the Amby also treats.
more about how Amby Baby helps premature babies.
- Babies who tend to thrash or have trouble getting to sleep
respond well to the Amby's natural motion. Many babies learn
quickly how to create motion by moving their arms or legs,
which soothes them and rocks them back to sleep.
more about how Amby Baby helps restless sleepers.
- While baby may stir during their daytime naps, the Amby
responds to those movements and keeps your baby sleeping soundly
for longer periods of time. The Amby's portability is also
allows you to keep the napping baby nearby.
how Amby Baby helps with napping.
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Conditions Amby Helps
1. Longer Sleep Duration
2. Prevents Flat Head
3. Provides a warm swaddled environment
4. Flexible Sleeping Arrangement
6. Great air ventilation
7. High quality material
8. Portable And Adjustable
The Amby Motion Bed is specially designed to promote longer
and a more restful sleep for your baby. Parents often find
that their baby is restless and cries during the night. The
Ambys design addresses many of the reasons why baby
may be unable to get a good nights sleep.
love to be swaddled - it gives them a feeling of security.
The hammock provides the natural elements baby experienced
for over nine months in the maternal womb. Babies are born
into a world that is unlike anything they have experienced
inside the womb. They crave closeness and they crave motion.
cribs are firm and flat and provide little sense of security
for baby. The Amby motion bed gives baby a slightly upright,
soft, curved and contoured surface that gives baby the same
snuggled feeling as your loving arms.
will usually awaken slowly and peacefully in the Amby, soothed
by the gentle bouncing of the hammock initiated by babys
own small movements, instead of the abrupt arousal often experienced
in a crib.
we have seen babies go from irritably crying to peacefully
smiling when parents stop by the Amby office with a restless
sleeper or fussy baby and mom places her child into the Amby.
In the early months, babies are prone to developing a flat
area in the back of the head due to the disproportionate weight
of babys head on a flat surface. Because the Amby allows
baby to sleep in a slightly upright position, much of the
babys head weight is more evenly distributed to the
rest of the body. The short answer to this is YES, the hammock
will go a long way in addressing this problem.
with cribs, bassinets and cots is that they have a hard flat
surface. Practically all South East Asian and East Asian countries
sleep their babies on their backs (a cultural thing). It appears
that babies who sleep on flat hard surfaces e.g. the Japanese
futon end up with flat heads. On the contrary, babies in South
East Asia, particularly the Malays, who sleep their babies
(on their backs) in sarong hammocks, have round heads
a warm swaddled environment
Babies love to be cuddled and swaddled, and their favorite
place to sleep is often snuggled close in moms or dads
loving arms. When it is time to lay your sleeping baby down,
the Ambys soft bed and sides keep baby warm and snug
throughout the night, while its breathable design promotes
airflow to keep baby comfortable in warmer weather as well.
of the Amby makes the transition from a parents arms
to sleeping in the hammock effortless. Instead of dropping
the baby on a cribs hard surface and hoping baby stays
asleep, the Amby moves easily while you settle baby in the
hammock, often without baby even realizing the change.
The Amby fits easily in any room of the house and can be moved
from room to room wherever you need baby to sleep.
of the living room or kitchen is a perfect place for baby
to nap nearby.
bed can slide right up next to you bed so you can easily reach
baby during the night when you need to bring baby into bed
sits 12 inches off the ground so baby can easily see you while
you gently bounce the Amby to lull baby back to sleep.
The Amby is a safe place for your baby to sleep. The product
has been thoroughly tested to both national and international
standards by the worlds leading testing agencies. The
product is undergoing clinical nursing studies in the US,
measuring levels of baby comfort and irritability in the hospital
setting. Previous tests of rebreathing of carbon dioxide have
been conducted with the Amby hammock at the University of
you first see the Amby Hammock, it will probably catch your
attention since you have never seen anything quite like it
before. You may wonder how your baby would feel and look sleeping
in the Amby. This is common and we recommend that you conduct
your own reading and assessment - we are confident that you
will become a believer because of the products safety
features and benefits to your baby.
refer to the Ambys Awards and Tests tab for more information
about the products safety design and tests conducted.
Amby is open in the front and top and the sides are a netted
material to allow clear ventilation of fresh air for baby
The Amby is made of the highest quality materials that will
survive the wear and tear of baby after baby:
sling is made of 100% cotton that is durable, breathable,
and shrink resistant.
A two-inch foam pad provides a soft and stable sleeping surface
within the hammock. This provides a distinct advantage over
traditional sheet-type baby hammocks which are too confining.
The sturdy steel frame wont bend, rust, or lose its
supportive durability over the years.
The final design of the Amby Hammock has been perfected over
the years since its early beginnings in Australia. Amby hires
and contracts with our own people to finish the final assembly
and packing of your hammock before shipment. This way we are
confident the product we send you has passed a total quality
inspection before use. The hammock fabric is sewn tight and
inspected several times before final assembly. Each metal
tube has been sandblasted and painted with a high gloss off-white
and cross bar are made with heavy metal and steel that will
hold up to 99 lbs. The spring is so durable, it wont
stretch or lose its strength over the years.
hammock comes with its own dark green canvas carrying bag
so you can travel with your baby wherever you need to go.
is made to high quality standards with only adult labor and
proper working conditions.
We are so pleased with the quality of the hammock. It is sturdy,
the steel frame is strong and the hammock is so well-made.
It even looks good in our daughters nursery. -
Lisa James British Columbia
The Amby Motion Bed is portable with the carrying bag. The
whole Amby Motion Bed weighs only 27 lbs. It is compact so
you can bring it with you on trips or when visiting friends
and family or move it to other rooms in the house.
The hammocks sling easily adjusts at the front and end of
the bed. Since each baby has different needs, it may need
to be positioned differently due to the baby's condition or
Soothes Colic and Comforts
Special Needs Babies
babies with reflux and colic: The baby is soothed from their
reflux and colic because of the natural movements they generate
and the similarities of their mother's womb: security, peaceful
movements and snugness.
comfort to special needs babies: The Amby Motion Bed also
provides support for epileptic and foster care babies. For
epileptic babies, the natural swaddling of the sling hammock
gives the baby a comfortable and secure feeling by keeping
the baby enclosed and snug.
babies also benefit from the Amby Motion Bed because it creates
a security and comfort from the swaddling and gentle movements.
Foster Care Institutions have found the Amby very useful.
are frequently asked about Fire Retardants, and their possible
link to SIDS. We are proud to let you know that there are
absolutely no fire retardants present in any materials of
the Amby Baby bed.
Amby Motion Bed is protected by the following patents and
U.S.A. 5097545, 331158
United Kingdom 2010646
New Zealand 23265
Pending: People's Rep. China, Japan, France and several other
The Baby Hammock and its individual constituent parts are
the subject of a number of patents and design registrations
in many countries throughout the world including Australia
, New Zealand , USA , Canada , most of Asia including China
and Japan , UK and European countries. The term "Baby
Hammock" is used here generically to refer to items that
are sold individually and collectively under various registered
trade mark names in several countries including "Blissful
Baby Hammock", "Mobile Baby Hammock", "Nature's
Nest Baby Hammock", "Natures Nest Natural Motion
Baby Bed", "Amby Baby Hammock" and variations
and combinations of these. The owner of the patents and design
registrations has and will continue to vigorously prosecute
any infringement of the various patents and/or infringements
of the registered designs in any country or territory where
they may occur whether they be deliberate or unintentional.
Question: Safety and SIDS
How safe is the Amby Baby Hammock?
While there is no known cure
for SIDS, pediatricians the world over recommend back sleeping.
In the Amby Baby Motion Bed, babies sleep in the SIDS recommended
supine position in the hammock. The Natural colored hammock's
materials are made of all-natural 100% cotton fabric.
What accreditation has Amby Baby recieved??
The Amby Baby Hammock has
been tested and passed by the American Standards (JPMA), British
Standards (BSi) and the Japanese Standards (JMGSL). Distributed
internationally for more than 10 years, the Amby has been
used extensively in hospitals, child care centers and thousands
of homes. The JPMA certification is the highest standard we
can attain and we are pleased to be in this elite group of
worldwide manufactures association and be recognized for our
adherence to safety. The JPMA is an international trade organization
representing 95% of companies responsible for the manufacturing
of child and infant related products and is considered a highly
regarded United States certification authority.
Question: Duration of use
When should babies start using the hammock and how long should
they sleep in it?
The Amby Baby Hammock is an
early development product designed for newborns up to 12 months.
Amby strongly suggests using the product when baby is born.
Attempting to use Amby later in the baby's development can
be successful however each case needs to be evaluated. We
know the Amby works well from infant to 12 months and sometimes
this may be as long as 7-9 months before transitioning occurs.
Question: Weight Limits
What are the weight limitations?
Each package includes a spring
equipped to hold up to 25 pounds. A heavy-duty spring may
be purchased separately which holds up to 40 pounds. The Amby
Baby Jump Jump is recommended up to 25 pounds.
More about weight limits :
Age & Weight Specifications
Age Recommendation: Infant to 12 months
Weight capacity: 12 kilograms
Assembled hammock frame dimensions:
77 cm wide x 107 cm long x 153 cm high (3.5 ft x 2.5 ft x
** Each package includes a
spring equipped to hold up to 12 kilograms. An upgraded spring
supporting up to 18 kilograms is available for sale on our
website under replacement parts. Also, as of May
2005, Amby Baby has included a free set of product enhancements
(spring cover, nylon washers, rubber tubing) with every hammock
order. If you purchased your Amby prior to May 2005, please
contact Amby Baby for a free set.
We recommend using the Amby
Hammock from birth in order for baby to get the most benefits
from its uniquely soothing sleeping environment. Because of
its similarity to babys uterine experience, baby will
quickly get accustomed to the hammock, giving baby the best
sleep possible. The best time to purchase the hammock is while
mom is still pregnant, and either bring the hammock into the
hospital or have it ready for babys homecoming.
At this age the Amby is still
usually effective, though success can be varied. The little
bit older baby may take longer to get accustomed to a new
sleeping arrangement - it depends on the baby and how and
where she has slept up to now.
* If your baby is suffering
from reflux , which keeps him up at night or makes naps short-lived,
the hammock will probably be wonderful bed for your baby.
* If baby is restless in her crib - refuses to sleep for longer
periods, resents being placed in the crib, wakes up crying,
or seems uncomfortable in its vast space, the Amby will make
her feel secure and swaddled.
* If baby needs movement to relax , needs to be rocked or
danced with to fall asleep, the Ambys baby
initiated gentle movement will probably be calming and familiar
If you find that baby likes
to sleep in odd places , like a car seat, or a
bouncy seat, or maybe a swing, she is probably still craving
the uterine environment where baby was held in a fetal position
in close quarters. The Ambys embracing feel and slightly
upright angle will in all likelihood provide a wonderful sleeping
experience for your baby.
At this age many parents still
experience baby sleeping problems. Maybe baby has a difficult
time falling asleep, or maybe baby wont stay asleep
for longer stretches of time. Even though we often see success
at this age, not all babies will take to the hammock instantly
or at all. This often depends on the environment you had your
baby sleeping in from the beginning and other reasons for
bad sleeping habits. You may have to be prepared for a little
bit of time and work in order to convince baby that the hammock
is wonderful place to sleep. Sleeping habits - even bad or
unhappy ones - can be difficult to break. See Transitioning
the older or co-sleeping baby to the Amby Hammock . See also
3-6 Months for signs that baby may need a hammock to sleep
The Amby Hammock can still
be a wonderful bed for your older infant, though Amby strongly
recommends parental supervision beyond 9 months of age to
monitor baby during the wake-up cycle. By placing some toys
on the cross bar at this age, the baby will play with the
toys after waking-up to give time for parents to attend to
the baby during babys wake-up cycle. We do not recommend
leaving baby in the hammock without supervision while baby
is awake at any age, but this is especially important for
the older baby. We advise placing baby in hammock while he
is sleeping or very sleepy, and taking baby out of the hammock
right away after awakening.
Babies are not able to pull themselves up until 8-9 month
due to the weight displacement in the hammock - the babys
weight keeps the baby from pulling herself out. Sitting up
is the only concern at this stage - placing toys on the cross
bar is helpful with babies during this cycle.
Question: Washing instructions
Can I wash the Amby Baby Motion Bed?
Yes, all fabric parts of the
Amby Baby Motion Bed can be hand washed in cold and then air
dried, due to the 100% cotton fabric. A gentle cycle in a
washing machine in cold is also acceptable. It is recommend
that you wash the quilted cover and foam mattress together
to help it retain its shape.
Question: Sitting up
As my baby gets older, how do I prevent her from sitting up?
Amby Baby: By placing a small
toy on the crossbar, when your baby wakes up, she will begin
playing with them. This may prevent your baby from sitting
up and allow you to hear her right away. We do not recommend
leaving baby in the hammock without supervision while baby
is awake at any age, but this is especially important for
the older baby. We advise placing baby in hammock while he
is sleeping or very sleepy and taking baby out of the hammock
right away after waking up.
Is there a specific technique to transitioning?
The hammock is an early development
product for newborns up to 12 months. As far as transitioning
goes, it really depends on the babys personality; if
they develop their independence faster than others,
then they wont need the closeness and comfort of the
Amby and will want space sooner. As for transition, we suggest
looking for signs of when baby is seeking to transition: arching
their backs when being placed in the hammock, restlessness,
not taking to the hammock after baby has been accustomed to
sleeping in the hammock for sometime.
Question: Rolling Over
Can my baby roll over in the hammock?
Yes, eventually when the baby
becomes strong enough around 4-6 months baby will be able
to roll over on its side or tummy, with effort. The hammock's
design is not ideal for tummy sleeping because of the sling
design. Sleeping on the tummy in any hammock is not suggested
for long. Reflux babies should sleep on their backs because
it is more assuring. If your baby continues to like the hammock
and occasionally sleeps on its tummy then monitor baby as
you would with any bed.
Should I be concerned about the bedding being treated with
flame retardant chemicals?
The Amby Hammock has not been
treated with any fire retardant chemicals. The foam is made
from a polyethylene material that is cured and very commonly
used for bedding. Our mattress cover is made from 100% cotton
fabric. The natural cotton is pure natural cotton with no
dies or chemicals.
Question: Water Proofing
Is there anyway to water proof the mattress?
Amby does not advise that
you to put a waterproof cover over the mattress because this
affects the air flow, but some parents have placed something
near the bottom half of the mattress. This helps keep leaks
from soaking through to the mattress pad, and will allow you
to simply clean the baby up and place the extra sheet over
About Amby Baby
Amby Baby is the official manufacturer of The Amby Baby Motion
Bed - a natural alternative sleeping bed designed to help
infants sleep peacefully during their first year of development.
The Amby Baby Motion Bed mimics the natural movements, within
the mother's womb creating a feeling of security and promotes
longer sleep durations for baby. The Amby Baby hammock motion
bed design has an upright, angled position assisting babies
with natural sleep, colic and reflux.
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