Safe swaddling launched

Proper Swaddling Settles Babies and Saves Hips

For new parentsĀ  a baby with poor sleeping habits can be a distressing thing. In recent years swaddling has been advocated as an effective way of settling the restless infant but if not performed in a safe fashion can have the unforeseen consequence of affecting the development of the babies hips and even to the point of dislocation.

Today the Minister for Children launched the new animation module for parents to show how to safely swaddle their baby.

The module was developed by Assoc Prof Leo Donnan

Click to see the Safe Swaddling Animation

 

 

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