A 21-year-old female asked about a male:
Do you recommend swaddling infants?
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Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
5.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Briefly: Infants often settle better into sleep if they are swaddled because it returns them to the sameness of the womb. The random movement of arms and legs can be distracting to them. Yet it is important to gradually loosen the swaddling and get them into proper bed attire by a month of age. Babies can suffocate in their blankets. Sleeping in a onezie with no blanket, pillow or bumpers is recommended.
5.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 7, 2013
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