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 by clicking the images or links below:
For more information about Safe Sleeping and Safe Wrapping please contact SIDS and Kids on FreePhone 300 308 307.
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.