AWHONN Neonatal Evidence-Based Skin Care Guideline Highlights Swaddle Bathing Benefits
During the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) annual conference in 2018, Joanna Kuller, RN, BSN, MS, highlighted the importance of swaddle immersion bathing in the NICU. Swaddle bathing is the recommended type of bath for babies, as it provides a variety of benefits in a non-stressful environment.
Watch the video* below to hear the benefits of swaddle bathing from Joanna Kuller.
Swaddle Bathing Benefits to Baby
- Stable body temperature
- Stable vital signs
- Stay in a calm, quiet state
- No delay in cord healing
Catapult Products understands the benefits of swaddle bathing and the impact of positive experiences on the developing infant, the family and the caregiving staff. The TurtleTub swaddle bath is designed for infant safety, comfort, ease of use and infection control. Each TurtleTub features ribs and high sides for support, an integrated temperature strip and smooth contours for easy cleaning.
*Note: This is not an AWHONN or NANN endorsement for the TurtleTub.
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