Swaddle safety

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Ok so safe swaddling, really important

1.) Do not swaddle higher than your baby's neck.

2.) When you are swaddling use a lightweight fabric such as a muslin sheet, or a cotton sheet.

3.) When you are swaddling always place your baby on their back, never on their front.

4.) Also important that the swaddle should be wrapped tightly enough to remain in position but not too tightly around baby's hips.

5.) Another incredibly important point - always remember to stop swaddling as soon as your baby starts to roll.

6.) It's important for you to check your baby's temperature regularly.

7.) Never bed share when you are swaddling.

A great resource for other information on safe swaddling is the lullaby trust https://www.lullabytrust.org.uk/safer-sleep-advice/

One final point, always ensure that your baby is not over dressed under the swaddle and check their temperature regularly so that they do not overheat.