Volume 15/Issue 5, September 2019
Swaddling the newborn infant: then and now
Peter M. Dunn MA, MD, FRCP, FRCOG, FRCPCH
This article discusses the custom of swaddling an infant during the first months of its life from ancient to modern times, reaching the conclusion that swaddling is a practice in modern infant care that should be abandoned forthwith.
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