Wrap one side of the blanket over her chest.
Then tuck the blanket under the side of
Swaddling your baby
Then do the same on the other side. Wrap the
side of the blanket over her chest. Then tuck
the blanket under the side of your baby.
Twist or fold the bottom corner of the blanket
and tuck it under your baby. Make sure to leave
room for her legs and hips to move up and out.
Things that can help you swaddle
You may choose to use blankets designed for swaddling babies. These are often called swaddling
blankets or sleep sacks. When using these, it is still important to make sure there is room for your
baby's hips to move and grow.
Visit choa.org/swaddling for more information and to watch an instructional video on
how to swaddle.