Swaddle for baby are indispensable work for mothers with young baby. Properly wrapped will help baby feel comfortable, warm and sleep better. However, there are still many mothers who wonder how to properly and properly wrap a newborn towel, so please refer to the article below to understand better.
Why newborn baby swaddle?
As we all know, when babies are in the womb, they are accustomed to temperatures higher than outside temperatures, so when they are not born, they will not be able to adapt to the outside environment so it is easy to get cold. So, wrap a towel will help ensure an appropriate warmth for the baby’s body.
Besides, for a long time in the womb, the baby is also used to rubbing, so when outside the environment is too spacious, comfortable that makes the baby worried, losing the feeling of security and often startled or cried while sleeping. Understanding this, mothers often wear baby towels to help baby recover feeling safe and sleep better.
Swaddle are not only good for baby but also good for mothers, when they are very young, they can be a little difficult to hold and hold babies, at this time, wrapping towels will help mothers to carry them more easily.
Wrap newborns correctly step by step (step by step)
The use of towels for babies always makes them worried because they are mothers for the first time so they do not have much experience in caring for baby. Here’s how to properly wrap a newborn baby’s towel step by step, moms should refer and follow it properly.
What you need to do is you should choose a soft, clean towel with a square size of about 80 x 80cm. It is best to choose a towel made from cotton material safe for your baby’s skin. Then follow each step as follows:
Spread a towel on a flat surface, such as a bed or table, and put the towel in a diamond shape right in front of your mother.
- Use your hands to fold the highest corner of the diamond in the middle of the towel to fit your baby’s size.
- Mother holds the baby in the middle of the folded sheet so that the back and neck press the fold.
- Mother puts baby’s right hand down along the body and then pulls the left corner of the cloth over her and gently lifts her left hand to insert the extra towel on her back and tuck it back (as shown above)
- Similar to step 5, the mother also places her left hand down the body and covers the left towel on her body.
- Wrap the extra towel under your feet to cover the baby’s whole body and position the towel.
Important precautions when using a towel for a baby
The steps to wrap a newborn is quite simple, isn’t it? However, to ensure the baby is always comfortable, warm and safe, the mother should refer to the important notes below:
Do not wrap the towel too tightly, the baby will not be moving so he will be uncomfortable and can fuss because of the secret.
Do not wrap the towel too loose will make your baby feel spacious and unsafe, causing him to worry about not sleeping well.
Baby should be kept still while wrapped, should not be rolled back and forth leading to improper wrap.
Choose soft towels, quality safe for the skin of infants, absorbent sweat well, should not choose towels too thick or too thin.
In hot weather, the mother should check regularly to see if the baby’s body is sweating a lot, if so, remove the towel for a short while and then wrap it.
Through this article, surely mothers are now confident to wrap their babies in the right and safe way, right? Wishing mom and baby good and warm sleep!