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    DD loved being swaddled, we used a LTD from about 4 weeks (used a blanket before then) until 6 months when I started letting her sleep on her tummy since she'd settle better. No issues with transition that way.

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    3.5 months when he was constantly unwrapping himself. It was too long, when we have the next baby I probably won't go past 6-8 weeks before we start using the sleeping bag. We went cold turkey from wrapping into sleeping bags, no LTD or anything as I just thought it would be another thing we would have to wean him off of and more money spent on swaddles/wraps/bags etc. It was hard for 3-4 nights where he pulled out his dummy and woke a a lot but it was all over in under a week.
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    Never. I don't get why anyone swaddled.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lincolns mummy View Post
    Never. I don't get why anyone swaddled.
    We swaddled because dd couldn't sleep unless she was wrapped. I know not every baby is like that but for some people it's a necessity.

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    Never . DS hated it from day 1 so I didn't do it although the
    Midwives would wrap him tightly I'd unwrap him and he would stop screaming. Lol

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    Only about a week with hands wraps. He preferred them out.

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    My babies have all loved to be swaddled. Always a very firm swaddle,they were difficult to settle &keep asleep without one. First baby was around 9 months, i tried to stop it a few times earlier but she was not sleeping well, so we continued. 2nd baby maybe 6-7 months? 3rd baby is still swaddled.

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    About a week or so ish. DS hated it, he was like Houdini from about day 3 and could escape from them in minuets!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lincolns mummy View Post
    Never. I don't get why anyone swaddled.
    My little girl wouldn't sleep unless she was wrapped. She just needed the security I guess.

    We swaddled/used a swaddle sleeping bag until she was about 4 months.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lincolns mummy View Post
    Never. I don't get why anyone swaddled.
    It replicates the closeness and comfort of the womb and so that the startle reflex doesn't wake them.

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