Winter Safety for Your Baby

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 by from Tales from the Crib

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    With the change of seasons comes new worries and fears about how to care for your baby in the cold weather. Even though this is my third baby I have raised in the winter months, I still found myself questioning the best way to keep him warm outside and inside. Here are some tips to keep your baby warm and safe while maintaining your sanity (mostly).  

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Mindi is a working mom with three boys ages 4, 2, and an infant (born June 2013). She spent her first 8 years of her career in Speech-Language Pathology at a Children's Hospital. She currently works with adults and children in home health. The real fun for her happens when she is at home with her boys, chasing them around and pretending to be a super hero. She blogs about life as a working mom at Simply Stavish . Her weekly feature ... More

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  1. Avatar of Jenni Jenni says:

    I’m in Wisconsin so this article was pretty helpful. I’m nervous about having such a little child- he will be premie- in the middle of January. Monday is our worst so far, but a low of -30 with a high of -9 is hard to beat.

  2. Avatar of Hayley Hayley says:

    i know with the winter months i get nervous sometimes cause i want to make sure my daughter is warm i just keep reminding myself to buckle then wrap because its safer and then when i take her out of the carseat and wrap up more just to make sure shes warm enough

  3. Avatar of mommy nhoj mommy nhoj says:

    Great! We will look for car seat poncho this coming weekend because it was really hard to snap her belt on while wearing her bulky coat. She loves her wearable blanket at night but sometimes would like mommy’s arm around her in the middle of the night!

  4. Well we live in Florida so we don’t have to bundle as bad although Mason loves to cuddle up no matter what the temperature is. So Mommy will cuddle up too!

  5. I keep my son warm at night is dressing him in a sleeper and swaddling him. He doesn’t get too hot or too cold. He actually sleeps more with something keeping him close.

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