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Woombie Med Pods are unlike anything else on the market because of their patented peanut shape. The peanut shape is what makes the Woombie so beneficial to the baby. We're so nuts about the peanut shape for the wee lil peanuts we serve.
1. Traditional methods of swaddling can cause cold-shoulders and hips, but the patented peanut shape of the Woombie Med Pod allows range of motion in the shoulders and hips and reduces likelihood of hip dysplasia.
2. Swaddling a baby in a blanket doesn't allow freedom of choice. In the Woombie Med Pod, infants can self-soothe, which is much more developmentally appropriate for term babies and pediatric infants. Baby can move to field-goal position, hands over heart, hands to midline, hands to mouth...however baby finds comfort.
3. The peanut shape is tight enough in all the right places to mimic the womb. The tightness provides comfort and reduces triggering the Moro reflex (fight or flight). This helps ease the transition from the womb to the world by providing the tight feel of mother's womb.
The Woombie Med Pod line reduces trauma from hospitalization, improves psychosocial care, supports Family Centered Care Initiative, and aids Child Life in procedural support. They're unlike anything else on the market! Speak with your sales rep and purchasing department about bring Woombie Med Pods to your unit!
Chelsea Vail, MA, CCLS, Newborn Care Specialist and contributing inventor of Woombie Med Pods.