As the months lead you in becoming a new parent, you will try to prepare yourself as much as you can. You probably will find a wealth of information and conflicting opinions regarding a variety of parenting issues. One of the issues that you will need to know the truth about is swaddling. Is it safe for newborns? Would it help your baby sleep? Here, we lay out key information about swaddling.
If you want to help your baby calm down and sleep peacefully, swaddling can help. While it does not come without risk, swaddling is an effective method to soothe your baby when you follow the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines:
Remember to practice AAP safe sleep recommendations to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
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