How to swaddle your baby

The miracle of swaddling your adorable little baby is that it reminds baby of feeling snug and secure in the womb. This simple method has successfully stood the test of time by successfully soothing babies around the world and giving Mummy’s and Daddy’s a few hours of rest through the night.

There are many different ways to swaddle your baby but for this article, I will share the classic swaddle method using a muslin blanket.

Step 1: 

How swaddle baby step one

Open up your muslin blanket onto a flat surface and neatly fold into a triangle and place your baby onto the centre of the triangle, making sure you place shoulders just below the fold.

Step 2:

step 2 how to swaddle baby

Take your baby's left arm and gently hold across the baby's body keeping her arm slightly bent. With your other hand, take the left edge of the triangle and securely pull across your baby's chest and tuck the excess fabric under the baby leaving your baby's other arm free.

Step 3:

step 3 how to swaddle baby

Step 4: 

Gently grab the bottom of the muslin and pull horizontally over your baby's feet and tuck excess fabric into the top part of the muslin (baby's chest area) Lastly, take your baby’s right arm and gently place it across her chest with arms bent.

Step 5:

step 4 how to swaddle a babyNow use the excess fabric to pull and tuck under baby.


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