17 things you should never do to a baby – despite what people tell you

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When you have a baby or are expecting, parenting advice comes thick and fast from all directions whether you want it or not. Some of it is great but the rest can be darn right dangerous! We asked our readers for the most bonkers advice people have ever given them and what they dished out should absolutely be ignored.

1. Swaddle your baby's head

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Apparently dressing your baby warmly and swaddling their body snugly is not good enough - the baby's head also needs a nice wrap or they'll get too cold. Er, no thanks! Dangerous people! Ever heard of SIDS?

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