DD is a month old today. The last three days she has been incredibly congested just getting worse. To the point we called the emergency number yesterday because anytime I laid her down she woke up within five mins coughing and crying. I am thinking of letting him sleep the night in his swing or stroller. Thoughts? He is ALWAYS congested and sleeping flat was not working. Doc said to let her sleep in a swing or bouncy seat at night for a couple nights. Yes, my baby was congested so I had him in his swing for a week and he is back in his crib now! No problems!.
Does anyone else resort to the swing/carseat when LO is sick to help them sleep? My Rainbow Baby arrived on September 2, 2010: James Christopher!!. I’m too tired to type it all out, but a little background — J’s had SEVERE nasal congestion for weeks now. Been to the doctor 3x. Diagnosed upper respiratory inf, then sinusitis, then back to URI. Has anybody let their LO sleep in their carseat when they were terribly congested? My dd is 4mos & has a horrid cold.
Baby girl is 6 months and for the last 3 weeks has been waking up crying every 45 min or so in the night. She still goes down fine, but wakes up all night. Chances are it’s just normal newborn congestion or simply a cold, but with newborns, it’s best to err on the side of safety. Letting your baby sleep partially reclined in a car seat or swing can help his breathing if his chest is congested. Our lo has been congested and has had trouble sleeping on his back because of it.
Letting Lo Sleep In When Congested?
An infant or young baby will often nap in a swing but is it okay for a baby to sleep in a swing? We offer some information about your baby sleeping in swing. He has been coughing and congested so I am hoping it is just due to that and this doesn’t become a habit. We don’t have a swing and trying to elevate her hasn’t worked. I would go out on the recliner, kick it out & have my baby sleep on me that way. My daughter is a month old today, and she loves to sleep in her car seat. When I took him to the doctor, she told me to let him sleep in his carseat because it will help with the congestion. Momma – October 3 my daughter did the same the she liked the swing too, after a while i started proping her in a boppy pillow in her crib and then when she fell a sleep gently removed the pillow. I took her out of the swing, gave mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and dialled 999. Have you let you baby sleep in the car seat or a bouncer unattended? Keeping your baby upright can help mucus drain. Hold or wear your baby, or let her nap in her car seat or a swing (but keep an eye on her) so she gets some rest and relief. One thing to try is to put baby to sleep in a car seat, swing, or bouncer.
Let 6 Month Old Baby Sleep In Swing?
Babies need between 12 and 16 hours of sleep each day depending on their age. But where they sleep is even more important than how much they sleep and a new study set to be published in The Journal of Pediatrics found that sitting devices like car seats, swings, and bouncers can lead to injury and even death if babies are allowed to sleep in them. A baby who used to sleep happily all night and suddenly begins waking or having a hard time getting to sleep probably has a good reason for it. The HABA Horse Baby Swing will take your little one on an exciting ride. Sometimes a baby is generally miserable and rarely sleeps because some babies are like that. In my experience, all babies sleep better in swings. This is doubly true for refluxing babies. Can reflux be a cause of nasal congestion? My 8 wk old daughter has been congested for over a month, which affects her sleep when she snorts, snores or wheezes. She’s having a hard time sleeping at night. Hi, i’ve found when my babies were teething an all stuffed up that putting a karval vapour plug in there room half hour before they are due to go bed that its clears the air and help them breathe through the night, u can also keep it on through the night if needed has they last upto 12 hours, hope this helps. I found that when he gets stuffed up, which normally happens when he is cutting teeth, I put him in his swing to sleep. As a mum i’d do the same as robin says below, but if it really is getting otuta hand u can get some nasal drops which are pretty harmless but work great for congestion.
Learn how you can help your baby sleep while you and your child are still handling the worst of the reflux (GERD). They must then learn, or relearn, how to put themselves to sleep without being walked, rocked, fed, put in the swing, the car seat, or ridden around the block you know the drill. Nasal congestion is very common in babies and children. It usually isn’t serious. But should baby sleep slightly sitting up in his swing chair or elevated in his bassinet? I want him to be comfortable and able to breathe. Any suggestions? We don’t want our babies sleeping in the swing all the time but if you need to in order to help them breathe for the night, then I’m ok with the trade-off.