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Can swaddling babies damage hips ?

There has been a renewed interest in the age-old practice of swaddling, with many parents believing that it helps to keeps babies calm.

The technique involves tightly wrapping the infant in a cloth or blanket, but some doctors are warning that it can cause hip problems in later life. An article published in a leading medical journal today reopens the debate.

James O'Hara reports.

  • 29 Oct 2013
  • From the section Health
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