Transitioning Out of the Swaddle

There isn’t a universal baby age for coming out of the swaddle!

You’ll want to stop swaddling when it’s developmentally appropriate for your baby. We stop swaddling when your little one rolls from back to tummy, or you suspect he is about to start rolling from back to tummy. For most babies, this happens between 3-5 months of age (However, every baby is different; there is no reason to worry if your baby is a little ahead or behind this range.). The reason to stop swaddling at this point is safety. Once a baby can flip onto his tummy, he needs his hands free to push up from the mattress.

For tips on how to help your little one through this, check out our blog on Transitioning Out of the Swaddle.

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