Do you swaddle?

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  1. Bec L

    Bec L Proud mum to 2 girls/1boy

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    ...and if so do you use a normal blankt or have you bought a proper swaddling blanket and if so, are they any good??

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  2. Vickie

    Vickie Hannah & Rhys <3

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    We still swaddle Hannah at night, she sleeps better. We use a blanket that the hospital gave us because its nice and big and Hannah is rather long
     
  3. Jayden'sMummy

    Jayden'sMummy Jayden and Macie-Leigh xx

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    i have proper swaddling blankets + normal ones and both do the job :) xx
     
  4. princess_bump

    princess_bump Happy Wife & Mumma!

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    we have a swaddling blanket, maddi has always responded really well to it, it really calms her down :)
     
  5. keelykat

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    Elliot hates it! he loves his freedom to stretch out and somtimes fidget too much!
     
  6. xCherylx

    xCherylx Pregnant and Mum of 1

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    We had to swaddle Jack as he would wake himself up cuz he would fidget too much! We had a swaddle blanket but he would easily get out of it, so just used a large thin sheet so he would not overheat :)
     
  7. clairebear

    clairebear Mummy to 2 handsome boys.

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    jack hates it and i brought s swaddling cloth x
     
  8. isil

    isil Well-Known Member

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    Like Cheryl's Jack, Ally breaks out of his special swaddling blanket. I kind of swaddle him with a cellular blanket...but it's more like tucking him in really tight!
     
  9. xJG30

    xJG30 Tom & Mummy <3

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    Tom loves it.. I just use normal blankets :)
     
  10. Sweetie

    Sweetie DD, DS, and a Surprise!!!

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    I'm still swaddling brooklynn. I have been using a regular blanket but I did go to the fabric store this past week and got some flanelette and made some oversized lightweight blankets so she doesn't get too hot. Little thing is a bloody furnace I swear
     
  11. nikky0907

    nikky0907 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I do occassionally,she really responds great to it.I have a swaddling blanket :)
     
  12. Just Visiting

    Just Visiting 1st Baby

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    My little girl didn't care for it too much at first. But a friend of mine got her into it again one day..lol. So now I swaddle her tighter and more frequently, she falls asleep faster.
     
  13. Donna79x

    Donna79x Mummy to Rihanna Paige x

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    Rihanna hates being swaddled.... she loves her arms being free xx

    Tried it though with just a normal blanket xx
     
  14. oOKayOo

    oOKayOo Well-Known Member

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    No i dont iether stopped when ella was 8 weeks. She kicked the blankets away anyway :lol: :dohh:
     
  15. Bec L

    Bec L Proud mum to 2 girls/1boy

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    Thanks everyone. Not sure whether to try swaddling Poppy. I think she likes her arms free but if I don't 'trap' them under the covers when I tuck her into her moses basket she tends to just wave them about for ages and doesn't go to sleep. Might have a go at swaddling her just in a normal blanket and see if she likes it. Anything to get her settled at night would be great!!
     
  16. Irishmum

    Irishmum Mum to Alex

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    I swaddle Alex and it works really well most nights. Occasionally she has nights where she wants nothing more than to move her arms around. But in general I find it great. I just use some normal sheets, seems to do the trick.
     
  17. BlackBerry25

    BlackBerry25 Helena & Elliot <3

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    I haven't been because she seems to hate it. She likes to wiggle around and she has no problems sleeping. I can't seem to get my blanket tight enough around her... I may try one of this swaddling blankets.
     

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