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how to wean from swaddling?

I was using a kiddopatomus swaddler with my son, but he's now too big for it. Since I stopped swaddling him he hasn't been sleeping as well. He's very squirmy. Any suggestions? He's almost 5 months.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:03 AM on Dec. 11, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • just swaddle him in a blanket, some children need to be swaddled into toddlerhood to sleep well.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:17 AM on Dec. 11, 2008

  • I agree. Just use a blanket, and when he's ready, he'll start coming out of it on his own.
    Krysta622

    Answer by Krysta622 at 8:31 AM on Dec. 11, 2008

  • Have you tried a sleep sack?
    MamaRoberts

    Answer by MamaRoberts at 12:27 PM on Dec. 11, 2008

  • Try leaving one arm out for awhile. Then after he gets comfortable with that, leave both arms out until he doesn't need to be swaddled anymore.
    K_Coleman

    Answer by K_Coleman at 5:52 PM on Dec. 11, 2008

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