Amazing item! If used correctly - you will not be sorry!!!
I have used the Woombie on both my children. The first child was an escape artist in every swaddle. It was beyond frustrating. I stumbled upon the Woombie when she was 6 months old and was beyond thrilled. She slept straight through the night with no problems and extremely comfortable. She is now 2 1/2 years old and an amazing sleeper and I believe it's because of the Woombie. When I had my second baby I used the same Woombies that her sister had and began using them from day one in the hospital. She began sleeping through the night at two weeks old. She is 6 months old and an amazing sleeper. Buy the Woombie!!!
Wow, I love Woombies!
There isn't anything as frustrating as your baby waking at 3am as you have poorly swaddled them at 2am - this fixed that! In fact, I think every newborn should be given a woombie upon leaving the hospital, especially for first children! I wish we had one for the first few weeks with my first born, a mother of 6 recommended them to me after I told her that Joe was waking because we can't swaddle properly when we (the parents) are exhausted in the middle of the night. When we had our second child, we used it from day one and never had the 'bad swaddling' experience.
If you are a new parent, pay the money, get this as it works.
A lifesaver when my bub was tiny
My daughter was in a Woombie from birth and it was brilliant! She's a hopeless 'startler' and quite strong, and would always wiggle her way out of muslin wraps. The Woombie made her feel snug and was a great cue for 'sleep time'. She does love to suck her hands though (through the Woombie!) and as she grew, this became a bit tight for her and she would get upset that she couldn't move as much. Asa result, we've moved her into a grobag but will keep my Woombies on ice for when/if I have another hub because they are so great.
We were given one as a hand-me-down
It got a bit tight as she grew
Love the Woombie!
My daughter has slept in a Woombie at night since we brought her home from hospital and it has been fantastic so far. I originally thought it was way too tight but they do stretch a little with each wear. It is meant to be tight so bub feels secure and sleeps better. I have tried stretchy wraps but they always come loose and bub gets a hand out. She definately sleeps better at night because she is so snug.
The two way zip is fantastic for nappy changes as you don't need to take the Woombie off. The only hassle I have had with it is getting bubs arms to stay down to get her zipped in! A wriggly baby just doesn't cooperate sometimes!
Great choice of designs (Woombie Air), keeps bub snug and sleeping soundly.
We were skeptical about using this at first, but soon realised how amazing it was. When my son first started wearing it we were worried it was too tight because it has quite a snug fit, but then realised that it would leave marks on his skin and we wouldn't be able to fit 3 fingers down the neck area (with bubs in it) if it was too tight. It helped our baby sleep comfortably as it gave him to snugness he was used to within the womb whilst still being able to move his arms and legs around without being affected by the startle reflex.
Comfort for baby, helped with extra sleep
Looks tight on (its not, but the fact that it looks tight might deter people)
My baby won't sleep in anything else
My baby is now 6 months old and has been sleeping in her woombie from about 6 weeks old. We had heaps of trouble swaddling her in muslin wraps as she would wriggle her way out of them. This was made worse because as she grew the muslin wraps became too small to wrap her in effectively. I tried the "Love to Dream" wingsuit but she hated having her arms up by her head. She loves the woombie as her arms are tucked in and now she won't sleep in anything else. Plus its so simple to use that my husband can easily put her to bed for me now (just zip i...t up!), whereas he had a really hard time trying to wrap her in the muslin swaddle. I've found them to be very good quality - we only have two of each size so they rotate regularly through the wash and dryer and they still have their shape and haven't worn at all. My bub can't wriggle out of it, she sleeps soundly, there are different sizes for when your bub grows, my husband can use it easily without messing about with the traditional wrapping techniques. You can't use it in the carseat, which means that if we go to someone's house for dinner we put her in it for bed, but have to take her out of it to put her in the car which thoroughly wakes her up as unzipping it and freeing her arms is usually her cue for awake time.
I've used a few wraps but this is DEFINATELY the best by far
I started using a wrap me up on my daughter from 6 weeks and she has now got a posture problem. I have since changed to a woombie and have found a big improvement in her posture and she absoluetly loves it. She sleeps 10 - 12 hours every night very comfortably. I have now got 4 wraps 2 original and 2 fleece for winter.
I wish i had used a woombie for my first child.
Have been recommending them to everyone.
The best thing about this wrap is you and you child will get alot more sleep which makes for happy days. They dry really fast.
Absolutely nothing wrong with this wrap. LOVE IT!!!!!!!
Fantastic wrap - my baby sleeps through the night now
My baby got sick last month and would wake every two hours because he would get out of his wrap and/or his reflexes would wake him up. I had tried lots of different types of wraps because he likes his hands near his face but felt like a zombie with not much sleep night after night. So I researched on line and found that Woombie wraps had lots of positive reviews and looked like the perfect wrap for me. When I rang Doona, I got great customer service to discuss which wrap was best for me and I received it within 3 days of ordering it. Now my lit...tle boy sleeps through the night and some of his day sleeps even go past the "40 mins" cycle. Thanks Woombie Australia, you have helped this mum so much! Good Customer Service. Reasonably priced. Keeps baby safe and secure. A nice range available, including the transition into sleeping bags. I wish they had a convertible "Summer" wrap for older babies.
Love love love my Woombie.
I recommend the Woombie to everyone that I can, now that I've used it.
I had my premmie baby in it from when he was a couple of weeks old and only 5lb (2.2kg) - the length of the Woombie wasn't a problem, I just tied an elastic band around the bottom of it as suggested by the Woombie page, and it was fine.
My baby is now 6 months old and still loves his Woombie - even if he grizzles as we put him in it, as soon as it's zipped up he is so comforted and calmed by the snugness of it that he is quickly off to sleep.
I have 4 Woombies so th...at we can rotate them in the wash, and one of them is the older style with the velcro closure at the neck. I admit that I do prefer the snap closure, but they both work the same otherwise. They wash really well - still look like new, and are great quality and retain their stretchiness and firmness.
When our third child arrived, a friend recommended we purchase a Woombie. I only wish I had this product with my first 2 babies! Baby zips in like a lightweight peanut shaped sleeping bag and sleeps for a good 6-8 hours straight. The product works like a fabric womb, stretching slightly to allow movement but still restricting baby's movements to prevent startling and waking. I bought 3 - one on baby, one in wash, and one spare. Easily washed. Easy to use. Would recommend to any new parent or parent to be!
So simple to use, and safe for baby
Slightly more expensive than other swaddlers, rrp around the $40 mark
Tight fitted material! My little man falls asleep easily.
Im not sure which woombie i have but i think its the woombie swaddle. Its very snug fitting, strong stretchy material unlike other brands where after a couple of washes that the material begins to wear thin. Bub has arms holes which can open up and close off when his put to sleep.
Strong stretchy material
Doesnt have seatbelt hole underbum. Price. Huge zipper gives the impression you may zip up your childs skin, so far this hasnt happened
I have 3 woombies, an old one I purchased almost 2 years ago and two new ones I got recently: new big baby and a new big baby convertible. I have noticed that since my last purchase they have improved the product significantly. Better press stud, its longer and better fabric. None of my new ones have the velcro that one of the reviewers was talking about. Both have a press stud covered by this lovely velour cover so its soft on your babies chin. I totally love the woombie and have recommended it to all my friends although I sometimes fi...nd that so many people just dont get what I am on about as I am so excited about getting quality sleep at night. In a nutshell, I have used so many swaddles and most of them that pin down your babies arms I find frustrate both my children. The woombie on the other hand appears to soothe my baby as they can place their arms in any position without startling themselves. Everytime I put my baby to bed during the day without a woombie she sleeps for about 40minutes and them wakes up. I find with the woombie I get a lot longer out of her as she doesent startle herself after her sleep cycle. Great quality fabric, Easy to use, Baby loves it, comes in a convertible option to open up the arms
My son was a little houdini...no wrap could hold him. A friend recommended the Woombie so I bought one, and was SO glad I did. My son slept so much better in the Woombie because he wasn't getting unwrapped during the night, and I slept better because I didn't have to worry about him getting smothered by the wrap coming undone. I used the Woombie up until he was about 8 months old. Best baby product ever.
Keeps baby covered & secure
Woombie=SLEEP (for both bub and mum)!!!
A friend from the States recommended Woombie to me and boy am I glad I listened. Traditional swaddling was just not cutting it for me. I love how you can get convertible and summer ones too. Nice cover for the zipper too. I've purchased:
I loved all of above except for Houdini. My boy didn't need Houdini and it was waaaay too tight to fit him in it. My 20 week son is currently using Summer Woombie and it's awesome. Perfect for our Australian summers. I'd say it's .5 to...g or lighter! I wish they have convertible summer ones! That way i can ease my son into using sleep bags. He loves suckling on his hands and binky and this kills two birds with one stone. A) he's not slobbering all over his hands/outfit B) he never "drops" his binky!
Fabulous simple idea
I love the Woombie and cannot thank the designers enough. It worked wonders for our baby girl. She hated being tightly wrapped but every time she startled she would wake up so we were faced with a difficult situation. Since using the Woombie from 1.5 months old, she always has good day naps and sleeps 12 hours per night with a quick feed half way through the night. I find she wriggles out of other wraps and gets very unsettled if we take too long to wrap her, so the Woombie is perfect. We have had it for 2.5 months and it is still in good condi...tion, although looking a little worn now because it is used for all sleeps. Nice soft stretchy fabric, quick and easy to wrap baby, great for hot or cool nights, easy to wash and dry Its a real pain when we have to use other wraps while waiting for this one to dry on the line and they are too expensive to buy two, especially because babies grow out of things so quick.
This product has got to be the best Swaddle on the market at the moment. We had a very tiny girl who was somehow able to get out of every wrap until the Woombie came along. It has made our lives so much easier as now she doesn't wake herself up and sleeps through the nights. The material is of the highest quality, along with the zip and velcro and the colours are nice. I am so glad that people still make such good quality products and keep them at affordable prices. I just wish I had know about them earlier and not bought all those wraps!
Great reliable product
This the best baby product we have used for our baby. He loves it. A friend lent us the newborn one (regular woombie) and since then we have bought two in big baby (a deluxe and a summer) and two in mega baby (convertible). He sleeps so well and they are so easy to use.
Baby loves it and sleeps really well in it. As soon as he is zipped up he knows it's bedtime. Good quality fabric and fasteners (we've had the snap kind and a press stud). Baby is secure but can still move around quite a lot because the fabric is nice and stretchy. So much easie...
We tried several products and ways of wrapping him and he really slept the best in the woombie. Didn't have any problems with the quality of it and washing it, etc.
We bought the organic one which zips both up and down. Our son really slept well in it from the start, and we've only stopped using it as he started getting too big for the one we had and we got given a bigger size Kiddopotamus SwaddleMe. Otherwise we would've bought another one of these. He's a bit of a mini-Houdini and he never never wriggled out of this though he managed to do it with other wraps.
the velcro tab at the neck was hard to close as he got bigger. he started having it in his mouth. Also this is a bit pricey.
I found that the customer service was fantastic, the lady on the phone helped me buy the correct size and fabric to best suit my baby and I received my Woombie the next day. So I have had a really positive experience and recommend them to everyone who is having a baby.
I really love this product! My baby slept through from the day we got it, she couldn't get out of it and didn't wack herself in the face but she could still suck her fists through the fabric - which was definately a plus when her dummy fell out in the middle of the night. I have...
I would suggest this to any new mum, It gave me some sleep and made my baby much happier. Overall this is a great invention and gave me piece of mind that my little girl was warm and secure. Worth every cent for piece of mind.
My Daughter would not sleep through the night, she startled easily and would wake constantly, this stopped her from that scare factor and she slept for 4-6 hrs each night, I found the customer service to be really good and the shipping very quick.
I have now bought 4 Woombies, i have found some batches better than others,...
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