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What do you put in a baby bundle?
- a sleeping bag.
- play mat.
- change mat.
- muslin wrap.
- mercury-free bath thermometer.
- baby toothbrush.
- breast pads.
- first aid kit.
How do you get a baby bundle?
How to order
- Hospitals should maintain a monthly supply of baby bundles, which are to be provided to families during their stay.
- Parents can ask their MCH nurse for a baby bundle if they did not receive one at hospital.
- Hospitals: To place an order online, visit the online ordering portal .
What is the safer baby bundle?
The Safer Baby Bundle is a national initiative with five evidence-based elements to address key areas where improved practice can reduce the number of stillborn babies in Australia. The Stillbirth CRE has led the development of the Safer Baby Bundle evidence- based eLearning resources.
How do I apply for a baby bundle in NSW?
If your baby is born interstate or overseas, and either parent is a NSW resident at the time of their baby’s birth, you can request a Baby Bundle via [email protected]. The Baby Bundle will be delivered to a nominated NSW address free of charge if the parent lives in NSW.
Should newborns be bundled up?
Studies have shown that these actions can increase the chance of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Babies need to be able to lose some heat to regulate their system. Over-bundling in a warm room can weaken a baby’s breathing pattern and prevent them from being able to wake themselves up to begin breathing normally.
Should babies be bundled?
Can you over bundle a newborn?
It’s important to protect your baby from the cold. But over-bundling during sleep can cause overheating and increased risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
Should newborns be swaddled at night?
Yes, you should swaddle your newborn at night. The startle reflex is a primitive reflex that is present and birth and is a protective mechanism. With any sudden noise or movement, your baby is “startled” and her arms will extend away from her body, she’ll arch her back and neck.