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The Baby Hair Tourniquet Syndrome

The baby Hair Tourniquet Syndrome ... what exactly does this mean? 🤷‍♀️

It is literally a strand of hair 💇‍♀️ that unexplainably wraps around a 🦶toe, ☝️finger etc. so tight that it can cut through the skin and potentially cut off 🩸blood circulation.

This may sound bizarre but did you know this apparently is not uncommon!

Loose threads inside the toes 🦶of socks 🧦 or sleepers can do the same thing. We found that if you wash their things inside out, you reduce the chance of this happening.

While folding their 👕🧦 clothes, check for the seams for loose or fraying threads and stray hairs. It can be a hassle to have to turn everything back right side out, especially if you are an exhausted mama. But, isn’t it worth the few minutes of extra work if it saves your baby’s life?

We hope you never have to experience this!

Are there any mamas that did experience this horrible nightmare before? If yes how did you discover?


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