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    End of swaddling...then what? Ensuring safe, warm and comfortable sleep for baby.
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    angievb6 posted:
    Our 12 week old daughter always breaks free of her swaddle and HATES to have her hands tucked in. I know that covering infants with a blanket is not recommended. How do you put your little one to sleep at night to ensure they are warm enough? Just in a heavier footed sleeper? Use a sleep sack? Maybe just "swaddle" with a blanket from the armpits down?
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    brewbaby responded:
    At the hospital I work at they have done away with swaddeling unless its from the nipple line down. They now either swaddle from the nipple line down with hands free or use a sleep sack because it's supposed to be safer for SIDS. And remeber too that whats comfortable for you is probably comfortable for baby. Sometimes having a baby too bundled up is worse than letting them be a lil cold.
     
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    angievb6 replied to brewbaby's response:
    Makes sense! Thanks for the insight.


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