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Perfect for our little one
Got ours from David Jones when they had the 25% sale, it’s worth it. Induces more sleep with less arm movements, keeps bub cozy and warm for the weather.
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Amazing!!. My son is obsessed with it
Well worth the money urs it’s expensive but totally worth it my son is obsessed with it
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I bought this product originally because my little one month old was wriggling out of his traditional swaddle and just didn’t really like being restricted. I was quite dissatisfied with the product considering it is quite pricey. My one month old hated it, he rolled around the bassinet crying and getting frustrated that he couldn’t bring his arms all the way around the the front of him without the sleeping bag pulling on the back of his neck. He seemed really uncomfortable most of the night and wouldn’t sleep at all in it so we had to take him out of it and go back to traditional swaddling and he fell asleep instantly. I think this product definitely has some design faults in it that need to be modified and addressed.
Purchased in at Big W for $41.
My first baby sucked the arms of this product and the dye ran. Very concerning for a mum. I certainly won't be using this product for my second baby.
Great Transition Piece for Swaddled Babies
Just when you become the worlds best swaddler- your baby will start rolling and swaddling is no longer recommended. Finding the right alternative requires some trial and error, and I can now say the L2DLove Swaddle Up was the winning transitional piece for my son, who loved being swaddled and to sleep with his arms up. It is definitely a great combination of tight swaddling with alittle wiggle room for self soothing. The range offers an extensive amount of colours and super soft material with a double zip feature for efficient late night nappy... Read morechanges. My son runs hot, so we were impressed about the different temperature togs, specific for different seasons. Extremely grateful to have found a product that resembles the cocoon feeling most babies love! This is one product that will be on my baby registry forever!!
Purchased in at Baby Bunting Online store for $49.95.
Definitely not for every baby
I originally loved these swaddles when my son was first born, however he’s now 3 months old and I have to say now they are quite dangerous for him.
He’s a big baby (8.5kgs at 3 months) and the size medium no longer fits him so we’ve had to use the transition ones because they don’t make size Ls in the original swaddle. I’ve noticed that the transition swaddles are so loose and they don’t hold their arms down as much, so he literally ends up with his hand smothering his entire face.
The neck hole is also smaller than the medium size and I’m no
Our baby sleeps like a baby
Our newborn was sick of a normal swaddle after a week. She was super uncomfortable and always trying to wiggle out of it, and keeping herself awake doing so. Ever since we're using this swaddle, she's a lot more settled and relaxed. Highly recommend it.
Purchased in at Catch for $32.
Sizing system is finicky and expensive
Quality is great, sizing is not. I bought a newborn size swaddle for my son pre birth, he was born bigger than the weight recommendation, therefore not getting any use out of it. I upgraded to size small and after a few weeks he is already exceeding the weight recommendation for the size. I’m choosing not to upgrade sizes again as I believe the narrow sizing for each swaddle is a waste of money, for such minimal use. The zip at neck was also quiet tight for my little fella
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Doesn't really do anything.
It's loose so it's not actually a swaddle which is meant to soothe babies with the compression on their nervous system much like a weighted blanket does for older children and adults. Sure, it keeps his arms up by his face but he could do that himself anyway. His startle reflex still wakes him in this because there's still too much movement. He doesn't settle for sleep any faster than he did before. In fact the first time I put him in it he fought it for ages. I figured he just needed to get used to it but I feel confident by now that this does... Read more nothing for him except annoy him. So expensive too. Worth it if it works for your sanity but it's a flimsy piece of material "worth" probably a $1. If you want to see if this will work for your baby before forking out the expense there's 'arms up swaddling' videos on YouTube you can use with a traditional muslin wrap. I'm glad this has worked for so many families. As such, I don't think it's a bad product but it shouldn't be called a swaddle. Misleading.
Purchased in for $44.
A newborn essential
I was stressing about swaddling - so these have been a real lifesaver. I don't think they're necessarily right for every baby, but I love the ease of them and our baby girl seems to be really settled with them. They're a hospital bag essential.
Purchased in at Baby Bunting.
Extremely tight around back of neck
Dangerous product and the company should be sued for making money on such a terrible product. When the baby pushes their arms forward, just have a feel of the material around the back of the neck... It cuts into their necks and my baby screams in pain when he does this.. don't waste your money on this garbage and save your baby from a terrible experience.
Purchased in .
No good for strong startle reflex
If your bub has a strong startle reflex I'd avoid these. With the arms up she took longer to settle and wakes herself every time she startles. Swaddles like the ergoPouch are much better, as they swaddle the arms to the chest. Also I found her arms and hands got really cold in them. I don't understand why the warm pouch and original pouch have the same thickness of fabric on the arms, so the warm pouch doesn't really provide any extra warmth! Such a waste of money for me.
Purchased in at Babyroad for $90.
An absolute game changer & life saver!
My little girl is 12 weeks old, and from 4 weeks old she has been so difficult to put to sleep, I was going to have a breakdown. We have tried everything. Traditional swaddle, rocking, car drives, pram, baby wearing, pacifier, swing, she hates EVERYTHING. Eventually she would cry herself to sleep every nap, after rocking her for almost an hour each time, (hubby and I would feel our backs were breaking by the end) only to wake up 45 mins later. Nursing to sleep is the only thing she liked, except she would either wake herself up almost immediate... Read morely after falling asleep on me, due to her startle reflex, or I would be stuck on the sofa for hours of the day while the dishes piled up. I've put on weight from being tied to the couch for 8 weeks. I wasn't going to bother with these as I figured they would just be like a normal swaddle, but worse, as our girl has a strong startle reflex, so therefore pointless. Oh my, how wrong I was. I'm just so sad we didn't discover these sooner. Worked INSTANTLY, our girl is so relaxed, no more rocking or bouncing on an exercise ball until I'm in horrible pain, no more crying at bedtime (by me OR her, haha), no more being trapped on the couch with my boob in her mouth ALL DAY. I love nursing her to sleep but literally wasn't getting anything done all day long. This is a LIFE SAVER and even though I bought it on special for $33, I would have happily paid five times that amount for the way it's changed things for me. I'm so sad I didn't invest in this sooner. Bedtime and especially nap times would have been so much less stressful. When baby number 2 comes along, we will be buying IMMEDIATELY. In the meantime, I'll be investing in the transitional so that baby, hubby and I can have as much sleep as possible until the dreaded 4 month sleep regression! Thank you so much for this LIFE CHANGING product.
Purchased in at Big W for $33.
Love these, absolutely an essential
These are the best, my baby girl didn’t like them as a newborn but from about 2.5 months she was ready to go into them. They are so good she loves them. And so easy to put on, takes about 10 seconds. She can still suck her hands too which is great. The only negative I have is that the bamboo ones are not good at all, wouldn’t recommend those. I give those a 2 star rating- the original are amazing.
The bamboo are so stretchy that she can get her hand out of the neck hole which is annoying, and then the neck bit stretches so much that it ends up
Purchased in at Baby Bunting for $35.
Love these sleeping bags!!
I am a mother of two and started using Love to Dream swaddling sleeping bags for my first daughter when she was nine weeks old. I had initially swaddled her in traditional cloth wraps, however found that during the night, unswaddling/re-swaddling for feeds/nappy changes would often wake her up and she would then take a little while to go back to sleep. She would also often manage to wriggle out of her wrap and wake up again. Moving to the Love to Dream bags made feeds/nappy changes during night in particular so much easier, Sienna would self-se... Read morettle, no dummy required, which made my time as a first time mum so much more enjoyable; the whole family had so much more sleep. I have used Stage 1, 2 and 3 bags and love them all. Particularly the beautiful warm, winter bags; they are gorgeous. We started using the bags with our second daughter as soon as she was born and have never looked back! :) Thank you Love to Dream for also considering babies with hip-dysplasia; putting a brace on Sienna was a big enough adjustment, we were lucky her sleeping bag/learnt settling technique didn't have to change as well. Thank you so much.
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Questions & Answers
We are based in Melbourne with the weather being freezing and having the thermostat set to a constant 19 degrees. What tog rating would I use and what clothes underneath?
They are thin. Probably around 2 tog thinking of my other bags. In Sydney we also have the house around 18 in winter, I put them in long sleeve arms onesie, a thick Bonds onesie and socks.
I have the swaddle up in size small for my 6 week old baby, he weighs 4kg. I have noticed that the material under the zipper is bunching up and almost pushes towards his chin. I'm worried this could be a potential hazard. Has anyone else had this problem? Is it because the swaddle is too big/small?
I noticed with my little guy when he was first born I got him the small and the back of the neck used to dig into his skin and leave red marks, he would pull his arms forward and do it worse.. it wasn’t to small either.
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