Halo Sleep Sack Giveaway and S.I.D.S. Awareness Month

When little monkey was a littler monkey I remember being concerned about the way he slept as a new Mum. I’d heard the horror stories about kids not being able to breath and to that end would often go into his room before I went to bed to check on him……….only to wake him up! He’s a little older now but it’s still a concern of mine and this month is S.I.D.S. Awareness month. Words can not explain loss like that and therefore I can’t even try and empathize. But I do know that awareness is key.

What many people don’t know is that there is another silent killer among the helpless–Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). SIDS is the leading cause of death in children ages 1 month to 1 year. The cause of SIDS is unknown and the death of a child through SIDS is unpredictable and can occur in even the most seemingly healthy infant. There are many theories for the cause of SIDS, but as of now, even though research has been strenuous, researchers have yet to find a reason for Suddent Infant Death Syndrome.

SIDS claims the lives of over 2,500 babies annually in the United States alone, and despite years of research and people working their lives to stop SIDS, SIDS still remains unpredictable and largely confusing to researchers around the world.

HALO SleepSacks is a company working towards preventing SIDS and they’ve created sleep sacks for kids. There’s ones for babies with no feet which we bought for Isaac when he was little but they also have big kids ones! They sent us one to try and Isaac is loving it. As it’s got colder here it’s nice to just put his PJS on and then add the SleepSack, no worry about blankets staying on or covering him. Nice and safe. While I was researching this more I found that HALO SleepSacks has some sleep tips here which are nifty for all you new parents.

Not only did they send me one to try but they’re giving one away to one of my readers.

**So how do you win? All you’ve got to do is go to their site here and then tell me which one you’d like to win.

**Want more ways to win? These are worth one additional entry total. (1 entry)
Blog about the contest on your site OR tweet OR Facebook about it and lemme know.
Tweet this: Win HALO SleepSacks at www.mummydeals.org from @mummydeals and @HaloSleepSack
** Want yet one more way? Subscribe to my email feeds OR follow me. If you’re already a subscriber and you tell me, you get an extra entry. If you’re not, subscribe and then lemme know to get an extra entry! (1 entry)
** Finally, if you put my button on your site during the 10 Ways to Slash Your Grocery Bill and you want to enter leave a comment for two entries. (2 entries)

Contest closes on Sunday November 1 at midnight and the winner will be picked randomly (by random.org) and announced on Monday November 2. Don’t forget to leave a way for me to contact you!

I blog with integrity: I was not paid to write this but was given one to try and one for a reader.

Did you Enter?
1 – Snow White Diamond Edition DVD/Blu-Ray Combo
2 – Wiggles Concert tickets – ENDED!
3 – Harry Connick, Jr. CD
4 – (2) $25 Gift Cards to A&P stores
5 – My Little Pony Twinkle Wish Adventure
6 – Silver ring giveaway
7 – Gerber Smart Sips
8 – Tyson Heat N Eat Entree


  1. Katie Friesen says:

    I'd love to win the Blue Cotton Sleepsack in large! contact: 2193814261

  2. Anonymous says:

    I'd love a sleep sack wearable blanket. I always worry about the baby getting cold.

  3. kortneystanis says:

    I would love to win the early walker sleep sack in microfleece daisy pink!

  4. kortneystanis says:

    Im a subscriber via google reader!

  5. Edith.morris says:

    I think these are neat. I really like the Comfy Fleece Sherpa SleepSack™ Wearable Blanket – On-the-Go in Oatmeal. How cool that you can have them wear the blanket, but then still have them secured in the carseat. Trying to secure a blanket and a carseat, you either have the blanket under the straps, but it isn't truly covering them, or the blanket is on top of everything and is always kicked off.
    Edith.Morris (at) gmail (dot) com

  6. Edith.morris says:

    I subscribe through my google reader.
    Edith.Morris (at) gmail (dot) com

  7. GritsGirl says:

    Thanks for bringing attention to SIDS. As an expecting mother of my first this is definatly something that concerns me! I would love to be entered to win 100% Organic Cotton SleepSack™ Wearable Blanket
    in small!
    Thanks for the great giveaway!

  8. GritsGirl says:

    Im already a follower 🙂

  9. Anonymous says:

    Since my children are now in their 30's this would be a great item to donate to Birthright or Right to Life.

  10. I like the wearable blanket. It would be perfect for my soon to be born granddaughter.
    Ruth rkreilmann@bellsouth.net

  11. I would love to win the 100% Organic Cotton SleepSack™ Wearable Blanket. A friend of mine lost her son last year to SIDS. She just had a little girl and would love this!!

  12. subscribe

  13. I like the microfleece sleep sack wearable blanket.


  14. I also twittered about the contest.


  15. I am a follower of your blog.


  16. I have your grocery bill button on my blog's sidebar.


  17. I'd want the Micro-Fleece Early Walker SleepSack™ Wearable Blanket with Pink Daisies Print. 🙂 I love the idea of using these over blankets!

    noctispresul at yahoo dot com

  18. I like the blanket on the go. pbiegel15@aol.com

  19. I love the Micro-Fleece Big Kid's SleepSack Wearable Blanket in fushia! So cute!!

  20. I'd love to win the large micofleece pink daisy halo sack for my 6 month old daughter. I just recently bought one after an incident with my daughter and her blanket. It gives me peace of mind when I now put her down for a nap or at bedtime. It would be nice though to have another to use when the other is in the wash. Heidi @ jhvanbaren@yahoo.com

  21. I would love the early walker sleep sack, large, microfleece, in cars or dogs print. I love they now have a sleeper for an early walker that doesn't confine the baby's feet.

  22. I am a subscriber!

  23. dliver316 says:

    These things are a life saver..literally. I like the Microfleece sleep sack with ribbon trim in sage medium.

    kliver5150 at yahoo dot com

  24. dliver316 says:

    I subscribe to your blog via email.

    kliver5150 at yahoo dot com

  25. I like the sleepsack swaddle.

  26. I'm a subscriber.

  27. I would love to win this one:Comfy Fleece Sherpa SleepSack™ Wearable Blanket – On-the-Go!

  28. I subscribe!

  29. Anonymous says:

    I love the big kids wearable blanket in red!
    I'm a subscriber.


  30. Anonymous says:

    I like the sleep sack fleece blanket …

  31. I would love one of these for my almost one year old! I would choose the micro fleece early walker in dog print. j dot schonberg at yahoo dot com

  32. I am a subscriber through e-mail and I love it!! Heidi – jhvanbaren@yahoo.com

  33. I'd love to win the early walker sleep sack in micro fleece blue!

  34. I subscribe too! Thank you

  35. I would love to give my new, almost 2-month old niece, Shyla, the 100% Organic Cotton Sleepstack Wearable Blanket.

    I am also a subscriber for your email feed.


  36. We live in WI and it already feels like winter here so this would be greatly appreciated.

    kmmgolf at hotmail.com

  37. I love these, I have one of the regular styles for infants, but now that my little one is getting older I would love to have one of the early walkers!
    My choice would be the Micro-Fleece Early Walker SleepSack wearable blanket in the Pink Daisies print size L
    Thank you!
    kpiglet1998 at yahoo dot com

  38. I would love the early walker sleepsack in daisy pink, it looks soooo cozy!

  39. Hello! I would love to win this for my nephew who was just born. I like the Micro-Fleece SleepSack™ wearable blanket in solid blue size small. Thanks!

  40. Attila & Tamara says:

    I'd love to win the 100% Cotton SleepSack Wearable Blanket in Sage Dots!

    szogediek at yahoo dot com

  41. Attila & Tamara says:

    Subscribe to e-mails.

    szogediek at yahoo dot com

  42. These are awesome!!
    It is a toss up between the Early Walker sleep sack and the 100% organic cotton.
    I hadn't seen the Swaddle sleepsacks before. Would love to try one of those, that's great!

  43. I'm subscribed.

  44. Valerie Drenth says:

    Love to win Micro-Fleece Early Walker SleepSack™ Wearable Blanket


  45. I'd love a sleep sack wearable blanket.

  46. I would love the Early Walker Sleep Sack for my 14 month old who will not keep her blankets on and her bedroom is very cold in the winter. wrzylstra at gmail dot com

  47. I would love the sleep sack wearable blanket. In the hospital we received the Halo swaddle me. Now my baby is 3 months and I always worry about SIDS.

  48. I would love the sleep sack wearable blanket in large. In the hospital, we received the Halo sleep swaddle and loved it!

  49. I am a subsriber>

  50. I would like to win the Micro fleece sleepsack wearable blanket applique in pink, in a large size.
    My email address is lexi46311 at gmail dot com. Thanks Cindy

  51. I'd love to win the Organic cotton swaddle sleepsack in a small for the new baby.

  52. Laurie C. says:

    I love the Sherpa sleep sack wearable blanket!

  53. I love the pink swaddle sleepsack

  54. ABCFrugality.com says:

    Love the Blue Cotton Sleepsack in large for my huge baby boy!

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