Healthcare Triage News: The Facts About SIDS and Swaddling

My physician-gaming-group-friends are being swamped by concerned parents because of a new study in Pediatrics that has led to many news articles declaring that swaddling – wrapping an infant tightly in a cloth or blanket – may increase the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS.

But a careful read of the study should help everyone to take a deep breath and calm down. This is Healthcare Triage News.

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