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Traditional Swaddle Blankets Velcro Wraps
Neither: The use of swaddling should be a temporary & transitional practice.Babies will settle when swaddled after birth because it feels "normal" like the confinement of the womb.Yet we want baby to learn to enjoy the freedom of extra space as soon as possible.By a month, i want baby in a onzie on a firm mattress with no blankets, bumpers or pillows.Too many babies die each year strangled by bedding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swaddle baby in swaddle with velcro. Enough leg room to stretch and loose at hips. Arms are kept in place. Baby is 2m and this helps her to sleep. Ok?
Yes: It is fine. This type of swaddle works awesome in babies that love to be swaddled. ...Read more
Metabolism: It sounds likely you are either anemic or hypothyroid. I suggest you go see your doctor soon. ...Read more
Dull Achy knee pain when not wrapped tightly or in brace. Feeling intensifies when something (pants, blanket, etc.) Rubs against it.
Why do my legs ache/hurt?
I have a fever of 102 and a headache. I'm wrapped up in a heated blanket and the blanket doesn't even feel warm... Help
Go to the ER: You have an infection need investigation and full work up. It could be life threatening condition. ...Read more
14 month old armpit temp is 97.5 shes staggering (yes I know shes only 14 months) nut not her normal stagger shes ok when shes sitting with me wrapped in a blanket. She will drink her milk but is extremely fussy. No runny nose congestion. She does have ch
Pediatrics: Since communication is so limited in babies of this age there are always clues to their welfare perceived by their parents which may not be obvious to the casual observer. Therefore, if you think there has been significant change in her behavior go have her examined by a pediatrician. It cannot hurt and may save you sleepless nights. ...Read more
Weeks ago: Swaddling is a reasonable temporary measure right after birth.Newborns are comforted by tight surroundings and startled by their own loose random movements.(which were not possible in the womb).As soon as baby will settle without it, get rid of the blanket. We loose about 100 babies a year to suffocation in blankets or up against bumpers or soft toys. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers