The 0 to 3 month age range is from the American Pediatric Association as a general recommended guideline for safe sleeping. The swaddle sweet spot is 7 to 12 lbs. However, the swaddle has been tested on babies over 12 lbs and even then, there is ample room for growth! Thankfully, with the four-way stretch of the fabric along with how adjustable the wrap is, we are confident you will find great use in the swaddle for the first three months and maybe longer (if there are no signs of rolling over).
My baby is a Houdini. How does this help with arm break throughs wrapped?
To ensure that your skilled wiggle-worm doesn’t break through, make sure that you adjust the wrap to be as snug as possible! Snugness should not exceed you being able to still fit at least one finger between the wrap and the baby. Here’s an instructional video on wrapping and adjusting: Butterfly Swaddle Tutorial (Youtube)
Getting arms through the sleeves tips.
Place your fingers through the cuff of the sleeve and guide each hand through.
What to wear under the sleep sack.
In a regulated nursery temperature of 68 to 72 degrees Fahrenheit, a simple short-sleeve onesie is all you need.
What is the TOG Rating?
1.5 total TOG Rating.
Can this be used as a pajama with nothing underneath?
Absolutely. The swaddle is organic and finished on the inside with utmost care keeping your delicate baby’s skin in mind. The two way zipper has a special binding to prevent pinching and scratching.
Do I have to unwrap the baby for diaper changes?
Although you don’t have to remove the outer wrap, you may find it easier to simply open the wrap and utilize the two way zipper. The silent closure will ensure the baby isn’t disturbed during the wrapping and unwrapping process.
How do I care for the Swaddle?
Please take care to wash the swaddle in the provided or similar wash-bag using warm water. Please wash with light colors, avoid bleach, fabric softeners, and high heat iron. You may dry the swaddle in the dryer, however line-drying is always best.
How to remove lint from silent closure.
You may use sticky tape or lint rollers to remove lint.
The Butterfly SwaddleTM wrap helps to prevent the startle reflex while creating a secure and comforting feeling assuring a more calming, quieter, sounder sleep for babies.