Swaddling is safe if done correctly and safe sleep principles are adhered to. Approved swaddles are the recommended way of keeping your newborn baby warm, without the risk of loose blankets. It is suggested that you swaddle your baby for the first 2 months and stop immediately when they start showing signs of rolling. Once you stop swaddling your baby, you can use a sleep sack.
Hanging a mobile above your infant’s cot is safe as long as they are unable to reach and grab it. you adhere to specific safety guidelines. It is also important that the mobile does not have any detachable pieces which could be a choking hazard.
It is possible for your Wi-Fi baby monitor to be hacked, however it is not as prevalent as you may think. While it is unnerving the hacker would first need to gain access to your Wi-Fi router before connecting to the baby monitor.
The majority of medical professionals warn against letting your baby sleep in a pram even for a short nap. It is best to place your baby in their cot soon as possible to reduce their risk of SIDS and other potential injuries. If letting your baby sleep in their pram is unavoidable, then it is crucial that you remain with them and supervise regularly.
It is safe for your baby to sleep on your chest provided that you remain awake and alert. This reduces your baby’s risk of suffocation and SIDS as you are able to monitor their breathing and ensure they are in a safe position where their mouth and nose are not covered