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Should I be swaddling my baby?
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Dr. Melissa Arca
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
I am a huge proponent of swaddling newborns, they love it.
Perfecting a snug swaddle, one where your baby cannot shake free, will prove beneficial for both you and your baby. Not only do babies love that snug feeling, like they were inside your womb, but they are less likely to startle themselves awake. Large swaddle blankets work best for a snug burrito wrap. Happy swaddling!

In brief: Yes
I am a huge proponent of swaddling newborns, they love it.
Perfecting a snug swaddle, one where your baby cannot shake free, will prove beneficial for both you and your baby. Not only do babies love that snug feeling, like they were inside your womb, but they are less likely to startle themselves awake. Large swaddle blankets work best for a snug burrito wrap. Happy swaddling!
Dr. Melissa Arca
Dr. Melissa Arca
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
Swaddeling is fine for a while & babies seldom reject it, yet a gradual lostening of the wrap over time allows baby to begin enjoying the world they entered.
Many babies are bothered by the shaky random movements of their limbs early on & wrapping stops that, yet when are they allowed to be free? I'm for allowing baby as much freedom as they can tolerate and still rest.

In brief: Yes
Swaddeling is fine for a while & babies seldom reject it, yet a gradual lostening of the wrap over time allows baby to begin enjoying the world they entered.
Many babies are bothered by the shaky random movements of their limbs early on & wrapping stops that, yet when are they allowed to be free? I'm for allowing baby as much freedom as they can tolerate and still rest.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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