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Old 04-19-2010, 08:56 PM - Thread Starter
 
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sweet lord!

This is the first time he hasn't gotten angry about the swing. I was thinking about giving it back to our neighbor until now.

He is actually happily swinging and sleeping while we make dinner!

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Lucky!

Mine still gets angry in it. I keep trying, though!

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I find the trick is to make sure they're really asleep before putting them in. I the swing... my kids all have napped in it.

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I had one of those small space-saver swings but it turns out baby E hates it, so I hauled the big one out of storage. He loves it! In fact, he's sleeping soundly in it right now.

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that was the only time i've gotten him to sleep in it. once in while he'll tolerate 10 minutes in it so i can run to the bathroom but generally it is a bust. i wonder if a larger swing would work better?

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I have this one: http://www.toysrus.com/product/index...ductId=2265072 It turns so it goes front to back or side to side... we almost never use it front to back, though. It also has a recline setting or a sit-up setting. The only thing I don't like about it is that mine requires batteries. I don't know, maybe the new ones have a plug-in option. Mine's just over 4 years old.

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Our LO *hated* the swing for a while and I almost got rid of it until we re-watched the DVD 'Happiest Baby on the Block' where Dr. Karp recommends three very important tips for the swing:

1. Swaddle the baby first (keep the legs free so you can buckle them in)
2. Calm them down a bit first... if you put them in upset, it won't work
3. Use the fastest setting

These have bought me about 10-20 minutes of time to use the bathroom/eat/check email.
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Woah Eleanor my little girl suddenly likes it today too! I put her in and she was somewhat fussy, and became fussier, when I suddenly turned on the white noise as loud as it would go and she was out like a light for half an hour! It was SO RAD.

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Woah Eleanor my little girl suddenly likes it today too! I put her in and she was somewhat fussy, and became fussier, when I suddenly turned on the white noise as loud as it would go and she was out like a light for half an hour! It was SO RAD.
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