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Is it safe to swaddle my baby?

By BabySleepAdmin 5 months ago

Althea Shelton

Is it safe to swaddle my baby?

According to a review of studies looking at the risks and benefits of swaddling healthy infants, swaddling has little risk to a baby if certain safety precautions are taken.  These safety measures include making sure a baby is swaddled securely, placing a baby on his backs to sleep, not allowing a baby to become overheated, and removing the swaddle once a baby can roll over.

Click here for the review of studies.

 

About Dr. Althea Robinson Shelton
Categories:
  Sleep Environment, Sleep Safety