I am getting less sleep than when he was a newborn and I am sick too. 0. We have let our babies sleep in the swing or car seat for one reason or another and our ped said it was fine if they were strapped in and comfortable. D has never had that kind of congestion, but my first thought is that the swing makes perfect sense. Information about how to help your sick baby. No matter what ways you choose to let your baby sleep a good amount of sleep is always important when it comes to fighting colds, so parents should do what they can to help their sick baby sleep. Portable Swing.
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. Here’s the general rule to remember: it’s not safe to let your baby sleep in the swing for prolonged periods of time, especially if your baby is unsupervised. He has been coughing and congested so I am hoping it is just due to that and this doesn’t become a habit. Baby girl is 6 months and for the last 3 weeks has been waking up crying every 45 min or so in the night. I think if baby is sick or just so overtired they literally cannot sleep, it is okay. I just gave our swing away to my sister because she’s having a baby in a couple months so I’m thinking the elevation of the car seat might help him be more comfortable? I don’t think propping one end of the crib mattress will work either because he moves all over the place now. I would let mine sleep in the RNP when he’s congested.
I wouldn’t let LO sleep in swing if you aren’t watching. He is super congested and was sleeping so well finally that I did not want to wake him. We don’t have a swing and trying to elevate her hasn’t worked. So pleases educate me f you could. Letting baby sleep in swing. It’s understandable: Your baby falls asleep in the swing, and the last thing you want to do is risk waking him or her up with a move.
Should Your Baby Nap In The Infant Swing?
My baby was sick with a cold and could not breathe good at night so I put him in his swing and he slept well there so he slept in it for the 2 weeks he was sick. Thanks Carey I guess ill let him sleep in his swing till he out grows it. Is it okay to let a baby sleep in the car seat instead of the crib at night? I have a one month old and she doesn’t like to sleep in her crib at night won’t sleep in her swing but my husband tried putting her in her carseat in her room and she slept for like 6 hours. My 6 week old was sick with broncitis and the doctor told me to have him sleep in the car seat. During your awake hours it is fine to let a baby sleep in a bouncy seat. He used to always sleep in his bouncy seat mainly due to always being congested from colds he brought home from daycare. He slept in either his bouncy chair our his swing for about 2 months. She wouldn’t sleep in a swing, a bouncy, a cradle, a crib (even inclined), a co-sleeper, a laundry basket, a bassinet, a stroller, or our bed. Just a few weeks ago, a friend of a friend lost their baby after letting them sleep in a car seat. You should also be prepared for your baby’s congestion to affect other parts of his daily routine. Sometimes congested babies do better if you let them sleep in their car seats, with their heads up, to promote drainage from their noses, suggests Cowan. One thing to try is to put baby to sleep in a car seat, swing, or bouncer. Just to let you know, nurses in my area suggest not allowing a baby to sleep in a car seat for more than 2 hours. The other question is why your child has so much congestion.
Can Baby Sleep In Swing?
My 7 month old daughter will ONLY sleep in her swing! I’ve been worried sick that it may be unsafe for him to not be flat on his back or that he might get hurt because of the straps or the fact that the swing rocks and the doctors say that you don’t want your baby to go too deep into sleep. So the past couple of nights I’ve been putting her in the swing and letting her fall asleep, then when she’s completely asleep I move her over to the crib but I keep the swing on (the music and the noise of it rocking back and forth) she wakes up and cries for a little bit when I put her in the crib, but then falls back asleep. Naps get short, helping baby fall asleep takes forever, baby wakes up constantly, baby wakes up miserable, baby simply won’t sleep, etc. But keep an eye towards your fundamental sleep goals helping baby get enough sleep, not letting baby stay awake too long, and helping baby learn to fall asleep. I forgot to add we know it’s not teething (he has all 16 teeth already, yikes!) and although he had an ear infection and was sick before all this started, he’s in the clear now. However, we introduced the swing (thanks to Alexis’ advice on this site and it worked WONDERS for us) around 7-8 weeks old and he’s been falling asleep independently in it since then, with falling to sleep times getting progressively shorter.