By James Gallagher
Health and science reporter, BBC News
Parents are risking their babies' health because of a surge in the
popularity of swaddling, according to an orthopaedic surgeon.
The technique involves binding the arms and legs with blankets and
is used to help calm a baby and prevent crying.
But Prof Nicholas Clarke, of Southampton University Hospital, said
swaddling was damaging developing hips.
The Royal College of Midwives and other experts advised parents to
avoid tightly swaddling a child. (...)
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