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what did you do when your baby stopped liking to be swaddled? my 2 month wont stay swaddled, do I just put a light blanket over her at night?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:00 AM on Jul. 29, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • shoot i put a comforter over mine, its hevy and he slept better, he could left it over his head, PLUS he slept in his bouncy seat and it slid down anyway..
    ArlieBeeMee

    Answer by ArlieBeeMee at 10:15 AM on Jul. 29, 2009

  • Mine never liked being swaddled (screamed until unwrapped even in the hospital) and always had blankets over them.
    TiccledBlue

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 10:27 AM on Jul. 29, 2009

  • They make little straight jacket type swaddling blankets that you can velcro or something. Personally I would NOT use a comforter unless that baby could roll and move his head side to side, I would be worried that they would get under there and then . What about a sleep sack? My YDS is 11 months old and we still use a sleep sack. Otherwise, you and your baby will adjust.
    MamaRoberts

    Answer by MamaRoberts at 10:37 AM on Jul. 29, 2009

  • mine hated to be swaddled so i used to put blankets on him all the time
    victoriak12708

    Answer by victoriak12708 at 10:47 AM on Jul. 29, 2009

  • Mine hated being swaddling too, we've used blankets on both kids since birth.
    KandiceN

    Answer by KandiceN at 10:51 AM on Jul. 29, 2009

  • My guy was swaddled until about 4 months, when he started rolling over. We've used sleepsacks until he was 9 months, as he outgrew them and the weather where we are is warmer. Now he sleeps in longsleeved PJ's without footies
    mevxoxo

    Answer by mevxoxo at 11:18 AM on Jul. 29, 2009

  • NEVER use blankets on an infant that small. I dont know if people are hiding under rocks these days or what but its a big hazard. Unless you don't care about your childs well being do whatever the heck you want.
    soveryconfused

    Answer by soveryconfused at 12:03 PM on Jul. 29, 2009

  • Mine didn't like to be swaddled either. I just put her in footed soft outfits to sleep.
    MrsAce150

    Answer by MrsAce150 at 1:04 PM on Jul. 29, 2009

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