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Do babies have to be swaddled?
Babies don鈥檛 have to be swaddled. If your baby is happy without swaddling, don鈥檛 bother. Always put your baby to sleep on his back. This is true no matter what, but is especially true if he is swaddled. Make sure that whatever you are using to swaddle can鈥檛 come loose.
Should I swaddle my Baby to sleep on his back?
Always put your baby to sleep on his back. This is true no matter what, but is especially true if he is swaddled. Make sure that whatever you are using to swaddle can鈥檛 come loose. Loose fabric and babies is a dangerous combination. For the healthy development of the hips, babies鈥?legs need to be able to bend up and out at the hips.
When should I stop swaddling my Baby?
As soon as they show signs that they鈥檙e learning to roll over or they can already roll over, you need to transition them away from swaddling (Greviskes, 2012; Pease et al, 2016). This is so they can use their hands and arms freely to adjust their head position if they roll over onto their side or front (RCM, 2013).
Is it safe for a baby to roll over while swaddled?
Yet once a baby can roll over, they could be at increased risk of SIDS if they鈥檙e swaddled. This is because head lifting and turning is crucial to avoid suffocation and that is impeded when a baby鈥檚 arms are restrained by its sides when they鈥檙e swaddled (RCM, 2016). Is swaddling my baby safe?