About the Book"Here is a delightful swaddling and babywearing book that is equally as informative as it is adorable. With a comprehensive introduction to the ins and outs of swaddling and step-by-step instructions for 15 wrapping techniques, as well as tips on babywearing and how to do it safely, this guide is any parent's go-to for bundling up their bundle of joy. The swaddles covers realistic swaddles for keeping baby snug and secure, as well as the all-too-well-known mistakes that happen during swaddling and a few funny and cute bonus swaddle moments. To complete this charming and useful handbook are sidebars on sleep, soothing, safety, and some humor around the topic of babies. The guide features both easy step-by-step illustrations and cute photography of snuggled babies wrapped into cozy comfort"--
Book SynopsisEverything parents need to know about swaddling a baby, babywearing safety, plus tips on sleep and soothing, and some much-needed humor. Here is a delightful swaddling book that is as informative as it is adorable. This guide to the ins and outs of swaddling and babywearing is any parent's go-to for bundling up their bundle of joy. With easy instructions for multiple ways to swaddle and keep baby cozy, step-by-step guides for tucking baby into any carrier, and advice on safety, fit, and leveling up your skills, parents can rest easy knowing baby is snug and happy, and can get some extra rest themselves. Plus, there are helpful sidebars on sleep, soothing, and figuring out the first few months of parenthood. Presented in a playful package with both charming illustrations and sweet photography, this book has the perfect mix of humor and practicality to be an ideal gift for expecting parents. HIGHLY PRACTICAL: Swaddling isn't just cute--research has shown that swaddled babies sleep longer and have more REM sleep while swaddled. And more sleep for baby means more sleep for their tired parents! This book has safe and still cute ways to swaddle baby, and they're easy enough for any sleep-deprived parent to do. Highly Giftable: People are always looking for easy parenting books to give at a baby shower. Both fun and informative, this is a gift any expectant parent can appreciate and that anyone will enjoy gifting. It's also a cheery add-on gift to liven up traditional gifts of baby necessities. Perfect for:
About the AuthorMeleah Ekstrand is a doula and a childbirth and babywearing educator. She is a certified instructor with Kaiser Permanente and was formerly a volunteer educator with Babywearing International. She lives in Marin, California, with her husband and five children.