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17 January 2006 @ 08:05 pm
Swaddling  

How long did you all swaddle your children for?  My son, Drake, is 3 1/2 months old and I still swaddle him as I find he generally sleeps better.  I know I won't be able to do it for too much longer, as he's getting big.  But I was curious as to how long you all swaddled for.


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A High Functioning Sociopath: Liamhollsh on January 18th, 2006 01:43 am (UTC)
If he likes it, go with it.

Liam and Sean both hated it, unfortunately, because it's so cute.
midnight_lotus: Drakemidnight_lotus on January 18th, 2006 01:57 am (UTC)
I love the little burrito look.
_meow_mix_ on January 18th, 2006 01:45 am (UTC)
OMGSOCUTE!!!!

I stopped swaddling, and I'm not really sure why. Well, I kidna know why. My littl eone is hyper and is constantly kicking and punching, even in his sleep, so he got a little annoyed being swaddled.
midnight_lotusmidnight_lotus on January 18th, 2006 01:56 am (UTC)
Thanks!

Drake kicks and punches too if he's not swaddled. And we co-sleep, which means sometimes I'm at the other end of his fists & feet. Which is one of the reasons why I still swaddle.
Rubyrubyredlsu on January 18th, 2006 03:43 am (UTC)
He'll let you know when it's no longer swaddling time! As long as he's happy, keep doing it.
Omega homega_h on January 18th, 2006 07:02 am (UTC)
Never, as it has never been necessary.
cats_rule on January 18th, 2006 07:28 am (UTC)
I never swaddled. My kids always slept spread out in the shape of an "X". I had to put heavy sleepers on them because they wouldn't even tolerate a blanket.
Monkey Butt Designs Mama: Rome with Jackfrootijen on January 18th, 2006 08:30 am (UTC)
He is super cute. My daughter was a kicker, so she only let us swaddle her until about 3 months. My son is a preemie, and we are still swaddling him. He is 3 months old (1 month-almost, adjusted). I hope he continues with being swaddled. So far, he seems to love it