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If your baby sleeps in an Amby what are you putting on them in the hot weather?

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Monkeyandbooba Mon 01-Jun-09 20:05:08

smile

Monkeyandbooba Mon 01-Jun-09 20:05:56

sorry that should say 'putting them in'!

mad4myboys Mon 01-Jun-09 20:06:27

my ds1 slept in a 1 tog sleeping bag

mad4myboys Mon 01-Jun-09 20:07:19

you mean pjs?

Monkeyandbooba Mon 01-Jun-09 20:09:37

Yes whatever they sleep in so pjs/vest/blanket/grobag?

DS is struggling to get to sleep because it's hot so trying to decide what layers would be best smile

mad4myboys Mon 01-Jun-09 20:12:40

he had a vest (short sleeved) and a 1 tog baby gro. They are very 'cocooned' in an amby (great though!) although there is room for air to 'flow' through it. What about getting a fan? My 3 year old has to have fan and my 6 month old only sleeps in a baby gro (no vest) no covers, no bag as he is so hot already! Will be getting fan for his room too

Monkeyandbooba Mon 01-Jun-09 20:16:38

Put a fan in there tonight, when I picked him up he was very sweaty on his back. Only in pjs, when i go to bed I'll pop a blanket over him. He's always been a 'hot' baby! Problem is he doesn't like to sleep without clothes on his top and bottom - think he feels a bit insecure.

mad4myboys Mon 01-Jun-09 20:18:12

yeah my 2 ds are exactly the same! Even in the car with the A/C on! could you put him in just a nappy and a 1 tog sleeping bag? He would still be 'covered' how old is he?

Kerrymate Mon 01-Jun-09 20:18:39

I was wondering the same tonight - but have put babygro and sleeping bag - she is asleep but Im still worried that it's too hot!

Monkeyandbooba Mon 01-Jun-09 20:19:36

He's 7mths, I did think about a 1 tog sleeping bag. Have only got the winter weight ones which are far too warm right now.

DD is sleeping like a star fish in a nightie on her bed grin

mad4myboys Mon 01-Jun-09 20:19:51

1 tog bags are fab. Equivalent of sleeping with just a sheet, so enough to feel covered and comfy but not hot

Monkeyandbooba Mon 01-Jun-09 20:20:52

As an aside I shall be sad when he grows out of the Amby, he looks so sweet in it smile

He is 22lbs and long so will either need to get a new spring or settle him in a cot soon.

mad4myboys Mon 01-Jun-09 20:22:08

my ds1 grew out of it by 4 months! He wanted to move around! Even now at nearly 3 he sleeps across his bed!

IlanaK Mon 01-Jun-09 20:24:04

My ten month old is currently asleep in his Amby is a shortsleeved vest and a 0.5 tog sleeping bag. We also have a ceiling fan on in his room. Keep in mind that the mattresses in the Amby are made of foam which does make them hot.

mad4myboys Mon 01-Jun-09 21:43:31

where did you get a half tog? Been looking for ages!! i use grobag aswell!

tryingtobemarypoppins Mon 01-Jun-09 22:00:04

bump to 3 has lots mad4myboys xx

tryingtobemarypoppins Mon 01-Jun-09 22:01:27

They also have 0:5 tog
www.bumpto3.com/category.aspx?DISPLAYCAT=sleep&CAT=Products&CATGRY=baby_sleeping_bags

mad4myboys Tue 02-Jun-09 06:18:47

thanks, started buying mine off ebay as £30 is loads!! have to keep looking

MrsMotMot Wed 03-Jun-09 08:51:19

Pfff not hot enough to cause us problems up here in Scotland! But when we went on holiday we took the Amby and DS slept in a short sleeved vest (that poppered under the bum) and a flanelette sheet, and he was fine. (It was tropical.)

I was going to get a low tog bag but decided it wasn't worth the cost when I'd be unlikely to need it again- they are pricey!

mad4myboys Wed 03-Jun-09 19:28:54

go on ebay!!

wellbalanced Thu 04-Jun-09 08:56:27

I put my little boy in just a vest at night, cover with his blankie (comforter) if needed.
I may have to go back to swaddling thou as he is sleeping a 5hr block then up every half hour/hourly because light!!! He's 7 weeks.

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