Baby swaddling is one of the essential tools that will help keep your sanity when your baby just won't settle down. Swaddling helps your baby feel secure as it simulates the space your baby was accustomed to in the womb. It only takes a few simple steps to make a good Swaddle so grab your baby's swaddle blanket!
Things You Will Need
Baby Swaddle Blanket
Tuck the end of the Swaddle blanket inside the pocket created when you folded the last corner. This will hold the Swaddle securely in place.
Tips & Warnings
There are baby Swaddle blankets in the market which utilize Velcro to make it easier for the parents to swaddle their babies. You may want to look into these as it helped us a lot with our babies.
It is important to restrict the movement of the arms when snuggling as this minimizes the startling reflex of the baby.
Stop swaddling your baby once they start rolling over to avoid suffocation.
Always put your baby on her back to sleep. This minimizes the probability of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. (SIDS)
Don't forget to sleep when your baby falls asleep. You will need all the rest you can get!!!