[Parentsgroup-list] swaddling

Manjari C. Miller mchatter at fas.harvard.edu
Fri Jul 25 13:07:18 EDT 2008


I agree. We swaddled our son till he was 3 months and then stopped. We 
used the miracle blanket because it was the only thing he couldn't kick 
off. When to stop is definitely a question for a pediatrician you trust 
because there are many arguments about this.


On Fri, 25 Jul 2008, Candice Belanoff wrote:

> I'm sure there are differing opinions on the subject, but I'd say this is a question for a trusted pediatrician.
>
> --candice
>
> Candice Belanoff, MPH
> Doctoral Candidate
> Department of Society, Human Development and Health
> Harvard School of Public Health
>
>>>> Maryann Shenoda <mshenoda at fas.harvard.edu> 7/25/2008 12:47 PM >>>
> Dear all,
> My husband and I have been swaddling our three month old son since he
> was born, but we've heard that its best to stop swaddling by three
> months.  We've tried to stop swaddling him and he cannot sleep because
> his arms flail all over the place and he cries most of the night.  Any
> ideas about when to stop swaddling and what to do if your baby can't
> sleep without swaddling?
> thanks,
> Maryann
>
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