Benefits for premature babies

The womb-like nature of the Amby Air Baby Hammock makes it an ideal bed for premature babies

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Premature babies seem to thrive when they sleep in an environment that has the ingredients of the maternal womb - enclosure, tactile touch and movement.

Experiments with 'hammock incubators' have shown that premature babies nurtured in a hammock inside an incubator had better 'weight gain; general maturity; auditive & visual functions and generally less agitated'.

Below are some extracts from these experiments. We thank the authors for allowing us to publish them.

Over the years there has been numerous studies on the effects of hammocks on premature (Very Low Birthweight Infants) babies. Listed below are some of the more recent ones.

Research

There are a number of papers that re-enforce the case for a baby hammock

Read the research

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