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    Default When to stop swaddling?

    My newborn is two weeks old! I've been swaddling for her all sleeps but in the last few days she just seems to want to wiggle her arms free for some of the sleeps.
    What's your experience with swaddling and when did you stop? I'm a first time mum and wondering when to stop... I tried putting her down not swaddled and she doesn't seem to sleep as good. I do have sleeping bag things and wondering if I should somehow transition to them. It just seems to early to stop swaddling though.
    Any thoughts or advice is greatly appreciated!!!!

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    Default When to stop swaddling?

    Can you try a woombie or a love to dream swaddle or something? Or sleepy wings?

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    I found swaddling dd really helped her sleep better. I started transitioning her to a sleeping bag at about 4 months but I think a good time is when they can roll on their own. Hth.

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    Thanks. I feel it's too early. I will have to google those suggestions.
    I have a swaddle me wrap that velcros etc but because she is do tiny she doesn't fit it!! So it's not 'snuggly' if you know what I mean.

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    Default When to stop swaddling?

    Around 6 months for both of mine

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    Default When to stop swaddling?

    I always stop after a few weeks lol - basically as soon as they are coming out of the scrunchy newborn stage

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    Does she NEED swaddling?

    My daughter never wanted it. She would struggle and wriggle and complain if she was swaddled, so I simply didn't do it (after about hte first week or so of trying to). She was much happier when I stopped.

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    Default When to stop swaddling?

    I would try a woombie. I swear by them!

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    I stopped swaddling about 4 months when bubba really tried to get out of it and started rolling. Halo sleep sack with swaddle was awesome and made the transition to sleeping bag easy. Just removed the swaddle bit when bub no longer needed it.

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    Default When to stop swaddling?

    Love to Dream / Wrap me Up swaddles are amazing. I used them with DS when he constantly got out of the Muslin wraps and now give them for baby shower gifts.

    I just purchased 2 today for my newbie due in March - the small size is 3-6kg so perfectly for that first couple of months. HTH


 

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