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apologies... nak... my LO is a major night flop sweater, her skin is a normal temp until she falls asleep then she's a little heater kicking out the serious btu's (sorry, propane joke.). within thirty minutes the bed has a sweat baby outline, so i am constantly moving her to a dry spot, all night. I don't believe this is a health issue as i do the same thing (heat up in my sleep) and always have. my question is this, should she be in pj's? currently she sleeps in a diaper and maybe a short sleeve onsie, the average room temp is 78. we don't start with a sheet but once she sweats, she gets cool, and i cover her up with a thin sheet. i was wondering if anyone experiences this and if thin cotton pj's might help?
 

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We do onsies, both my kiddos have been sweaty sleepers. Jammies make it worse, but we co-sleep.
 

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We never put ours in pj's, though in the winter they wear long sleeved shirts and maybe soft pants to bed. They sleep too hot for anything more. Plus the clothes specifically marketed as pajamas for kids are doused in unhealthy chemicals.
 

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nak<br><br>
both my boys are little space heaters. we cosleep, and keep our home much cooler than 78 degrees, and never use pajamas for them. my 8yo sleeps in shorts, even in the winter.<br><br>
if the babe was cold natured, then sure... but for what you're describing, if you have doubts, don't.
 

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I vote not to pj.<br>
I have 2 space heaters, though one has moved into her own room now. I gave up putting pjs on the second because she gets sooo warm. There have been plenty of times she has slept in just a diaper while I had pjs on myself plus a sweater. You would think she would get cold but she just kicks the blankets off. I have noticed that there are times when she will sleep covered up, but they are few and far between.<br><br>
In short, don't bother. If your LO gets cold, she'll just cuddle up to you.
 

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don't know if you can still find them, but Target carried Aidan and Anais (not sure if I spelled that right) muslin sleep sacks. super light weight and BIG. On hot nights, I put DS in these, and a diaper. it offers him some cover that he can't throw off, but it is light enough he shouldn't overheat.
 

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We don't do pjs either, at least not as long as their in bed with us <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Stick Out Tongue"> When DS1 moved to his own bed, we started putting pjs on just to keep him a bit warmer, but till then he slept in whatever onesie or t-shirt he had on before bed.
 

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I would lower the room temp if you can. My son is 4 months old and sweats a lot too at night. Plus he gets my body heat. Light pjs or a onesie should be substantial.
 

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I second trying to drop the room temp if you can. We drop our house to 68 degrees at night allowing us to have pj's and swaddle him (flannel yet though my lighter swaddling blankets will arrive this week). The temp in house during the day is set at 71 degrees. 78 degrees for us (granted I love the heat....) would be a cooker for my DH and DS. DH is a human bonfire and with the three of us sharing a queen bed, we'd all be roasting if the temp was much higher at night! I figure it's always easier to add more coverage than lighten the load.
 

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we keep the house around 70-72 at night, I can't sleep if I'm hot. ds generally sleeps in a short sleeved t-shirt or onesie and socks.
 

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78 at night seems really hot to me. I ours goes down to 58 at night. We all seem to sleep better with a cooler temp. My 6yr old 4 yr old and my hubby all heat up at night. They all sleep in there undies except me who sleeps with jammies snuggled up to one of them <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin"><br><br>
I would turn down the temp and and probably do diaper and onesie, maybe lay a towel down underneath your LO to help absorb the sweat.
 

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I agree, 78 would make me sweat horribly too! We like it around 68 at night now that winter is over, but to save $ we have it at 72. Even at 72, we all all naked sleepers (well DH has on undies, and the baby wears a diaper). We co-sleep and use a sheet and sometimes a light blanket.
 

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we live in texas, and DS often sleeps in just a diaper. (or no diaper, and on a towel for weekend afternoon naps). With the fan on, and the window open. And we are still HOT!!!
 

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when my dd was in diapers she wore a diaper, wool cover and tee shirt to bed in the winter. We cosleep and she really didn't need anything more than that.
 
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