Wrapping is a useful method to help babies settle and sleep on their back.
For guidelines on Safe Wrapping of young babies you can download a PDF of the SIDS and Kids Safe Wrapping brochure, Safe Wrapping poster, and Information Statement below:
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The SIDS and Kids Safe Sleeping App includes valuable information on Safe Wrapping. Download through either the App Store or Google Play using the links below.
For more information about Safe Sleeping please contact SIDS and Kids in your State or Territory on 1300 308 307.
Wrapping your baby safely to help prevent developmental dysplasia of the hip
The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne has created a video “Wrapping your baby safely to help prevent developmental dysplasia of the hip”. This presentation shows parents and healthcare professionals how to safely wrap babies so their hips are not restricted. Wrapping a baby’s legs too tightly can hinder the normal growth and development of their hips. View the video here.