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    Quote Originally Posted by Fdk View Post
    His day time naps are usually at 11 2.30 and 5.30 for half an hour to an hour long
    What time does bub get up in the morning? My first thoughts are:

    - far too log between naps. If bub wakes at 11:30am bub needs to be in bed 2 hours later at 1:30pm (not 3).
    - late afternoon nap is too late. If bub is waking at 6pm, bub won't be ready to sleep until 9pm
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    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    Until babies lose the startle reflex somewhere between 4-6 months. Or if bub starts rolling into the belly before then.
    Thanks. When you transition them to a sleeping bag, just stop swaddling cold turkey, or gradual?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Olive Oil View Post
    Thanks. When you transition them to a sleeping bag, just stop swaddling cold turkey, or gradual?
    It depends to what extent bub relies on the swaddle as a sleep aid. If bub relies heavily on the swaddle I would wean slowly. And 2 weeks - 1 month before you wean introduce bub to a cloth/teddy head comforter and use it at every sleep time regardless of location. My ds1 went cold turkey at 4 months no problem. Ds2 was 5 as a bit and was weaned.

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