Why Traditional Hammock (Jhoola) Is Better Than Crib

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Baby Traditional Hammock (Jhoola) Vs English Crib

Are you going to buy expensive baby cradle? Don’t want to use our traditional hammock or jhoola for your baby?

The hardest aspect of parenting is making the child sleep quietly, particularly during the daytime when you have to do a lot of work. The market has many cradles and hammocks, but I like the cradle of the Indian style the most.
If you’re deprived of sleep because of your baby’s wake-up calls, it’s not good for you or

Reasons To Prefer Traditional Cloth Hammock Or Jhoola Over Modern Baby Crib:

  1. The first thing is that in this sort of hammocks it is simple to make your child sleep than any other contemporary facilities. (Baby rocker, Cradle come rocker, etc.) The reason for this is when the baby is used for this swing motion in the womb. And so the same swinging motion provides the child a womb-like environment and makes him feel cozy. (The same reason, when we rock them softly, weeping children became calm.)
  2. The hammock maintains the child strongly in place. Baby feels hard to turn around through the baby can move his arms and legs freely, reducing the danger of infant SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome).
  3. Crib or baby bed does not support the neck and spine of the baby. The bed used to sleep the child must be firm. No mattress of spring or any other mattress that is too soft should be used. Indian traditional hammock or jhoola suits the perfectly held body shape of the infant. It provides good body assistance that causes less neck and spinal strain.
  4. The hammock does not touch the ground or portion of the wall, so insects have no opportunity of reaching the child.
  5. As it is washable and reusable, it is more hygienic and economical than beds.
  6. This cotton made hammocks are more appropriate for a hot country like India than a warm bed.
  7. Since Hammock has no room for other stuff like additional pillows, big blankets, soft toys, it protects the child from suffocating risks.
  8. As we use breathable cotton fabric, the air flow in these hammocks will be nice and so the child receives the appropriate temperature to fall asleep.

How To Make Hammock?

Things You Need:

  • Traditionally, the saree of mom used for this hammock. That’s one more interesting thing. The reason given for this is that the saree will have the scent of mom that makes the baby feel like he’s around his mom. But I prefer to have a separate cloth for this than old saree.
  • A nylon rope to tie.
  • The wooden rod, with holes on the edge (to insert the nylon rope), is used to make room between the ropes so that the baby can get enough room/air flow.

Before Tie The Hammock, You Should Consider Things:

  • Before you buy the stuff, make sure you have a strong hook on your ceiling. To tie the hammock, do not use any other things. (Rods of windows, doors, etc.)
  • Choose the right place to hit the wall, window, table corner, etc. where there is no hazard. The place should have sufficient space for the hammock to swing without hitting anything.
  • Tie it one foot above the ground, not too tall or too low.
  • An old age saying, “On this hammock at night we should not let the baby sleep.” The reason for this, I couldn’t find. But on their night’s sleep, I prefer to sleep with babies. It isn’t possible to suffocate your child when you’re sleeping usually (if you don’t have an alcohol influence or other medicines for sleeping aids then sleeping with your baby is safe.

Keep in mind the above considerations for your little darling when using traditional hammock or jhoola and his safety and comfort will be guaranteed. Good sleep and rest are essential for children’s overall development, and this will be ensured a long way by the right cradle/crib.

Also Read: How To Get A Baby To Sleep In A Crib