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    Default Adult swaddling?

    So if babies sleep well when swaddled (generally), would this work for an adult?? Firmly wrapped, lying on their back with no pillow?

    I just checked on my gorgeous 5.5mo DS, soundly sleeping in his LTD swaddle and it got me thinking... I briefly considered asking DH to swaddle me in a bed sheet to see if it helped me get some sleep but when I posed the above question he looked at me like I was losing my mind. His response was "no. Babies like it because they like uteruses and stuff. Adults don't like being in a uterus". Lol.

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    Interesting concept but I wouldn't like not having control of my arms. It would be like being in a straight jacket perhaps?

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    Yep I am with your hubby on this one.

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    I quite like a bed firmly tucked in around me but would hate not having the ability to move around at all.

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    Hubby has restless leg syndrome, so maybe it would be perfect for him!

    He doesn't seem keen though...strangely enough!!

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    Even the thought makes me feel claustrophobic! I don't know how babies tolerate it, I know they are used to being in a tight space and they feel secure but I always felt bad swaddling Dd Lol.

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    No way I couldnt do it, too claustrophobic.

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    I'd probably be cozy, then immediately itchy in random spots all over my body & go crazy like I do every time my arms get pinned down or I'm not supposed to move!

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    I am with your husband! I think it would be terribly uncomfortable.
    I also think wrapping babies is odd. I haven't wrapped either of my babies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TaylorMade View Post
    I'd probably be cozy, then immediately itchy in random spots all over my body & go crazy like I do every time my arms get pinned down or I'm not supposed to move!
    Oh yeah, this happens to me too!


 

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