Benefits of Swaddling

According to research swaddling comes with many advantages for you and your new bundle of joy including
  • Better sleep for both baby and parents. For babies, being swaddled is like being back in the womb, which increases the amount of time they stay asleep and decreases the number of times they startle and wake by themselves.
  • Helps Regulate Temperature. Swaddling your baby can help them maintain optimal body temperature. Be sure that you are using our high-quality breathable swaddle blankets to prevent overheating.
  • Less crying- Research shows that swaddling can reduce crying in babies 8 weeks or younger by 42 percent.
  • Helps alleviate Colic
  • Swaddling has been found to help premature babies with improved development of nerves, muscles, and better organization of motor movement.
  • Safe sleep position as parents who swaddle their babies are more likely to place them flat on their back when swaddled, which is the recommended sleep position for babies.‌
  • The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that you stop swaddling once your baby is able to roll over, this typically happens around 2 months old. Reach out to your healthcare provider if you have any questions.