Swaddling could be bad news for your baby

Do you swaddle your baby?

Photo source: Getty Images

Photo source: Getty Images

Essential Baby has published an article whereby Dr Hiscock of the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute advises that swaddling your little bird can lead to walking developments and hip issues to some children.

Your swaddle should be tight around the top and lose enough for movement of the little bird’s legs.

You can read the full article here -> ‘Full body Swaddles Bad News for Newborns’

In our nest both our baby-birds have loved the ‘Love to Dream Wrap me up Swaddle’. We use it to encourage a peaceful sleep and also as sleep trigger when we are not at home. We definitely recommend it to anyone with a little one.

What do you use? A traditional blanket? A full swaddle? Nothing at all?wrap me up