Baby blanket safety

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Let's talk baby blanket safety, no in the demonstration we have a wriggly baby and a loose fitting blanket , as you can see they could easily wriggle underneath the blanket which could pose the threat of overheating or even suffocation.

Safe sleep guidelines recommend that you always place your baby with their feet to the foot of the cot.

Use a lightweight cellular blanket or sheet and tuck it securely around all three sides of your baby.

Make sure the blanket goes no higher than their chest and pull their arms down over the top of the blanket for extra safety.

Of course an alternative to blankets is a baby sleeping bag. Make sure you get the correct size by checking the height and weight on the packaging.