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Swaddling from the Nativity to Today

“And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.” During the 1960s in Syracuse, upstate New York, a group of Paediatricians were studying baby’s autonomic nervous systems, the part of the nervous system beyond our conscious control. They noticed that …

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Swaddling from the Nativity to Today

The Psychology of Returning From Injury

“Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.” Marcus Aurelius Returning from injury isn’t just a physical battle. The mental battle is almost as important. Unfortunately, while doctors are (usually) great at treating the injury itself the emotional side of recovering from injury is often ignored. Research has shown that there are three distinct phases of athlete injury. …

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The Psychology of Returning From Injury

Can Swaddling Damage Babies Hips?

Swaddling babies was extremely popular prior to the 18th century. While this popularity remained in the Middle East it’s use waned in Western Europe until recently. One trigger for the resurgence in its’ popularity was a scientific review published in the American journal Pediatrics in 2007. The researchers found that swaddled infants woke less and slept longer – happy days …

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Can Swaddling Damage Babies Hips?