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What is the best temperature for babies at home in winter time?

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Proud2bJmom

Asked by Proud2bJmom at 10:08 AM on Nov. 16, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • 70 should be good,,You don't want it to cold or to hot..Run a cool humidifier too, to stop the air from being so dry

    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 10:11 AM on Nov. 16, 2008

  • Until babies are about 2-3 months old they can not shiver to get warm. So, if you prefer your house a little on the cool side make sure to keep your little one dressed warm and a blanket over them. :O)
    Southerncharmes

    Answer by Southerncharmes at 10:20 AM on Nov. 16, 2008

  • I have heard the best temp for babies is 68-72. So I keep it in the middle at 70 :)
    blueeyes71883

    Answer by blueeyes71883 at 11:44 AM on Nov. 16, 2008

  • I read 68-72 during the day and 68 at night. I keep it at 68. During the night I put him in a onesie, a lightweight pajama, and a sleeper. I also put on mittens (that prevent scratching) as he gets cold hands like his mommy! This seems to work well, as he is 6 weeks and sleeps great at night!
    lexirae

    Answer by lexirae at 1:25 PM on Nov. 16, 2008

  • Whatever you are comfortable with (as long as its not 50 degrees or 85 degrees)... just dress baby like you are dressed.
    LovinMyMikayla

    Answer by LovinMyMikayla at 7:31 PM on Nov. 16, 2008

  • I have also read 68-72. We keep it about 71 during the day and 69 at night. HTH
    brannen

    Answer by brannen at 11:34 AM on Nov. 17, 2008

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