Founder Bill Schmid and his wife lost their first born to SIDS. From this tragedy, HALO and its mission were born. for over 15 years they've been educating parents about safe sleep practices and supporting non-profit organizations like Fist Candle/SIDS Alliance and The Canadian Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths. Since 2005, the American Academy of Pediatrics has suggested the use of wearable blankets. Today, HALO Sleep Sack wearable blankets are the #1 trusted choice of hospitals, and are used nationwide to help babies sleep safely from the start.