We’ve all heard and been kept up at night worrying about SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). Each year, 1,500 infants die in the United States due to SIDS.
As new parents we worry about whether our newborn is too warm or too cold. Especially when swaddling. They look so snug and comfortable all wrapped up, but then we think – won’t they get hot?
In the summer months knowing what to swaddle a baby in and the signs of a baby that is too warm is important. Excess heat can lead to risks like SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome).
Below you will learn easy ways to tell if your baby is too warm, the best fabrics for swaddling your baby in warm weather, and some simple ways to keep baby the right temperature at night.