Safe Sleeping: Does swaddling improve infant sleep without decreasing arousability?

Professor Rosemary Horne
Melbourne, Australia
£12,900 over 1 year

Swaddling is a method of improving infant sleep in the supine position. However, swaddling may reduce infant arousability. This study will examine the effects of swaddling on infant sleep and arousal. It aims to identify if swaddling can be safely recommended to reduce SIDS.