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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwimumto1 View Post
    My dd hated being wrapped from day 1. I've always been a believer if bubs happy and sleeps well than let them sleep how they feel comfortable

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    This. My DS is now 3 and still kicks his covers off at night. When he was a newbie he used to go star shaped every time I went near him with a wrap, so I gave up in the end.

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    Default Re: 4 week old wont sleep with arms wrapped

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    My dd hated being wrapped from day 1. I've always been a believer if bubs happy and sleeps well than let them sleep how they feel comfortable

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    This. The purpose of wrapping babies is because reminds them of being in the womb and provides a comfortable or familiar sleeping environment.

    It can also ensure they don't wake themselves up with the startle reflex. So if bubs sleeps well and is happy unwrapped and the startle reflex doesn't wake him, then no need to swaddle.

    The same can be said for most parenting 'rules'. Certain things are rules as they generally work for most babies, but if something you do in any respect, doesn't work, try something else.


 

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