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“I have a 5 month old baby and will only sleep when wrapped I have use wraps and the Velcro wraps and he still gets his arms out. I am yet to find one that will keep his arms in has anyone got any ideas of what I can do?”

Posted by Amy, 25/05/2013

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  • Woombie sleeping bags- best ever swaddle you can buy! They are a little expensive, but you can pick them up second hand on eBay and the like. I had the same issue with my son and these were lovely and tight, come in a variety of sizes and also weights for summer/winter.


  • Just about any bunny rug will do, it’s how you wrap that matters.


  • i found the bonds sleeping bags were better ..


  • Swaddle me ups! They are zippered bags they cannot get their hands out, my little one loved them!


  • Good suggestions below – hope they helped.


  • Swaddle bags are great for exactly this!


  • No matter how tight I wrapped my little man he always did the houdini and wiggled one arm if not two out.


  • I love the Love Me Baby zipper swaddle bags they are awesome


  • Hope you have found one to keep his arms in


  • love me swaddle bags are the best


  • I found a cot sheet worked well once my little one got bigger – gave more options with regards to keeping him in it too as it is bigger.


  • “Love to Dream Swaddle Up Wraps” were awesome for our twins, it zips up and they couldn’t get their hands out


  • Just put in warmer clothes and sleeping bag


  • I like to use a light wrap that has abit of stretch to it


  • I’d try putting him in a sleeping bad and see how he goes.


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