I came to the Nested Bean website out of desperation, as my 6 week old son just would NOT sleep unless he was being held. I would rock him to sleep but within 5 seconds of putting him in the crib he would realize he wasn't being held and wake up with a wail. I tried the Zen sack classic without much luck, but the product was such high quality material and feel I decided to order the Zen Swaddle. Let's just say I couldn't live without it. I lay it out every night, wrap him, and rock him until his eyes close- then into the crib he goes! After the first night or two he would drift right off to sleep and hasn't looked back. My sanity, saved! The repetitive rocking, down, wake up cycle has not returned, and he has gradually increased from sleeping two hours at a stretch to the current 5 (down at 9pm, up for first night feeding at 2am). I may try the Zen sack again when he's a little older. Thank you, Nested Bean!
My son already slept 6 hrs or so through the night and this didn’t change anything for us. Idk if it’s too small or what but all it took was one swift kick from our little karate kid to pop the front layer out of the swaddle. It needs Velcro or something to hold the bottom of the pouch to the swaddle part for crazy active kids like mine. It’d be nice too if it converted to a sleep sack since then it would stay on better. Like the halo sleepsack swaddle we use now.
We absolutely love the Zen Swaddle! Our twin girls are six weeks old and haven't been able to sleep longer than two hours - until now. We are going on day three and not only are they sleeping longer, but they are happier and more rested. Oh, and let's not forget the benefits to our own sanity. Last night, we had a 4.5 and a 3.5 hour stretch. We feel like people again! This is definitely something that we will be buying extra for ourselves and for friends that are soon-to-be mommies.
I have twin boys that love to be swaddled as they sleep. At 4.5 months both are starting to roll over though and I needed to find a new swaddle that would allow me to put their arms out, but still give them the cuddly comfort of a swaddle. The Zen Sacks have not disappointed at all! I love the weighted parts of the swaddle that give my boys some extra security, and the sacks are big enough that boys will have time to grow into them. I will definitely be buying more products in the future. Highly recommended.
Baby now sleeps 8-10hours a night!!!! When we started, she was 8 weeks and sleeping 3-4 hrs. We got the swaddle and she started sleeping 5-6hours within days. Now she is 11 weeks.
Since using the nested bean swaddle blankets my boy/girl twins have started sleeping 5-6 hours a night. They didn't start using them until they were 5 weeks due to their weight. I'm not sure if it was the blankets or a coincidence, but we use them every night and they continue to sleep that long! It's also the only swaddle blanket my son isn't able to get his arms out of! My daughter doesn't like her arms in so we can keep them out, which is great! I plan to buy the nested bean sleep sacks for my twins when the time comes!
Finally sleeping long stretches! Thank you Nested Bean!
Since having the nested bean it has made it easier for my little one to fall asleep without fussing and has helped us sleep for up to 6 hours :)
Our little guy loves this swaddle—especially when he is over-tired and fussy. I love the wiggle room he has for his legs, and how he calms down quickly after being wrapped into it for a nap.
I love it when my son doesn’t kick the bottom open. My son just turned 3 months old and he is average height and below average for weight. The swaddle starts out great, but he almost always manages to kick the bottom open leaving a gaping hole and the weight at his feet. This happens no matter how tight I swaddle him or how high I place his shoulders in the swaddle. If the bean stayed in place I would give it a 5/5 because it definitely helps to put him to sleep!
My husband and I absolutely love the swaddles for our twins! In just three nights, they were sleeping 4 hours straight which is great for them! They were used to waking up every hour!
The first time I saw the ad on Facebook I thought that it was one of those “too good to be true” products that we spend the money and regret later. A few days later I saw the ad again and I had a 2 weeks old at home that was sleeping maximum for 1 hour between feeding times and we were all exhausted and emotionally drained. Hopeless I read the reviews and decided to give it a try. I purchased 2 zen swaddles that arrived at my house about 4 days after I ordered. Really nice packaging that explains the science behind the product and two super soft and well made cotton swaddles individually packed. I washed them and was super excited to use it as I was desperate for a good night of sleep and also wanted to see my son actually resting. Fed him and put him on hos crib using the swaddle and he immediately fell asleep like magic. What? Yes. We couldn’t believe that either and we stayed awake to observe the first night. Well, the first night lasted 4 hours. 4 hours!!! That was amazing and since that night he started to stay asleep longer between feedings and this helped to create a routine. I’m glad I bought. He is 2 months now and we use it every night. We tried without and it was a total failure. Thank you for creating a product that has been helping so many families.
Love these very high quality, wash and dry easily, Baby loves to be swaddled and he actually sleeps much longer!
Completely changed our lives! My son is a mess and doesn’t sleep well without it. I’m a believer!
We love the swaddle sacks! They help him sleep much longer stretches and by himself at night. In general, we get 5-7 hours in it! It's a life saver! We will be purchasing the sleep sacks when we transition from the swaddle!
I love the Zen Swaddle, before my baby would wake up when I'd put her down but now she stays asleep even after I put her down.
I bought these for my daughter having her 2nd baby. She absolutely LOVES them. “Best swaddle ever” she says. Her husband is the best at swaddling, and now she can do it even better with the swaddle nested bean.
We have used the Zen Swaddle for a about a month now and unfortunately we have not noticed a difference at all. He has yet to sleep more than 4 hours at a time and even that is a rare occasion. Really wish this would have worked.
My baby girl has such an active startle reflex that she is unable to sleep through the night. With the zen swaddle she feels comforted and she is restricted enough that her reflex doesnt awaken her and at 2months old we are sleeping 7 hours per night! Worth while investment :)
Amazing product!!!! Only way my 6 week old will sleep!
I bought these for my then two month old baby; it has been a month and it’s a disappointment. My baby barely fits in it he was 25” long when he was two months old and he’s a very active baby so he always finds a way to unwrap himself by 3 am. I thought these were suppose to be for babies up to 6 months of age but it’s been a month of using it and I haven’t seen a change on his way of sleeping. It was total waste of money.
I purchased this because I couldnt get my baby boy to sleep longer then two hours at a time even swaddled. I was desperate as I was getting ready to return to work and needed more sleep. The first night he sleep 4hours! He loves it. And relaxes as soon as I put it on him at nice. It is super easy to use. Washes like a dream and stays velcroed all night. It's worth the money. I'm planning on ordering the sleep sak as well.
This swaddle is the best! Our son hardly slept, and once we got this he started sleeping almost through the night! He's just a big kid so he outgrew it too fast.
Bought for my niece. Nolan is three weeks old and she said she has used it lots and loves it.
I was very excited to try these out on my baby but th ey didn't help my baby sleep any longer. Also the design wasn't the best because the baby always seemed to kick his feet out and the weighted portion of the blanket wasn't even on his body. It may work for some but to me it wasn't worth the money.
My little guy gets his arms out still and that’s what wakes him up. The concept seems great, but he easily gets his hand up so it’s hard to stay asleep. When he’s in a deep sleep and we put him in it, he falls asleep with ease. But if he isn’t calm when wrapping him , it doesn’t work.
I liked the fabric, very soft. Even after wash it looks as good as new. My baby seems to be comfortable in it :)
I was skeptical to purchase these but I am so glad that I did. I only wish that I stumbled across the advertisement sooner; it would have saved my fiance' and I a month of lost sleep! The first night my son slept in the Zen he was out for 7 hours! Every night since (about a month at this point) he had slept a few minimum of 5. Prior to this we were having to wake up every 2 to 3 hours, sometimes less! If you're on the fence about purchasing the Zen for your little one, I'd say why lose another night's sleep? Thank you, Zen, for helping us get our sanity back!
We got the Nested Bean swaddle for our 7-week old who was still waking every 2-3 hours. The very first night we used it she slept for 5 hours straight! It’s lightweight, perfect for summer, and usually gets us at least one 4-5 hour stretch each night. So glad we found this product!
My daughter woke up more often during the night screaming.
This sleep sack didn’t make any difference for us.
These swaddles are beautiful and well made and I really wanted to love them. Unfortunately, far from improving my son's sleep, they actually made it worse. Before using these swaddles my son would sleep for 3-5 hour stretches. When we switched to the Zen swaddle he began waking up hourly. We tried the swaddles nightly for almost 2 weeks hoping it would just take him time to adjust but the frequent wakings only stopped when we switched back to the brand we had been using originally. I found he was able to wiggle out of the Zen swaddles very easily and I stopped using them completely when I woke one night to find that he had managed to pull the swaddle completely over his head.
The swaddle didn't change my little ones sleep habits. We are still getting up the same amount of times at night.
We did not see any improvement in our baby’s sleep using the Zen Swaddle. I paid about $50 forb2 swaddles and have used them each night for several weeks. The most the baby has slept in his bassinet is 1 hour without waking up and crying. He is only 6 weeks old and we are not ready to let him cry it out. He sleeps beautifully in his Mom or Dads arms. We have tried to gently soothe him when he wakes and have waited a few minutes before responding. I appreciate the tips given to us by the parenting experts, but I don’t feel that the Zen Swaddle is the answer for every baby.
Worked great within three nights she was already sleeping 6 hours at a time!!!! Lifesaver!
Great quality over all. Started using on our little one at 9weeks and though she can break the swaddle most nights she still sleeps good. As she gets older the swaddle fits better and she can’t always sneak her little arms out. Would highly recommend this product and already have to several other friends.
Huge difference in how my son sleeps. Love it.
Our baby girl was only sleeping 3 hours max prior to getting the swaddles (she was only 5 weeks old) Now she is sleeping 6-8 hours at a time (starting at 6 weeks, and she is gaining weight fine and eats plenty before and after she sleeps.) we live them!
I feel like it heped my 2 month old start sleeping longer stretches at night! It imitates your hand on their chest with the weight in the front. Also I liked how big it was as my baby is big for his age!
Gave to my daughter who is expecting in July. She is really excited about it!!!
Once we figured out the right size for our little sprout everything is working out great!!!
Help my little stay sleeping. Love the two in one size.
Didn't work for my little one but was great about getting a refund.
Love it! Helped my little one sleep longer!
Works great baby now sleeps through the night and she's only 2 months old
This did nothing for my baby. The weight in it was so light. Not worth the cost
I absolutely love all 4 of the sleep sacks I have!!! My babe sleeps so much better!!! Thank you!
I was excited to get it but my baby didn’t like it at all. They are very cute and well made. Didn’t work for my baby, he just hates to be swaddled, I’m sure there are babies out there who love it.
He was sleeping in4-5 hour stretches from2-3, makes us so happy!
I LOVE these. I have already purchased them for a few of my pregnant friends. My daughter went from sleeping 2-3 hours to 5-8 hour stretches in just a few nights. LOVE!
I really like these swaddles. My 3 month old is sleeping 7-8 hours in them at night, as well as several naps a day. I especially like that they are roomy, soft, and not too hot.
These swaddles are great quality, however they didn't help my twins sleep any better. I will say customer service is absolutely phenomenal! I found a small hole in one of the swaddles and was sent a replacement in less than a week. Would still recommend this company/product
Wouldn't have gotten through the last 4 months without this! My daughter busted out of the traditional swaddle twist after a month. These are great quality, extra soft and wash very well. 2-3 hour naps and only would wake at night to eat. I've bought many more for gifts for anyone we know having babies. Don't heaitate!!
We bought this product with a lot of hope it would greatly extend the intervals between her night time feedings. Things didn't get any better, but they didn't get any worse either. This, unfortunately, wasn't a miracle worker for us, but it's a well-made swaddle. It's very durable and the materials are great. Our little girl is still only averaging 4-5 hours, but I think she could break any swaddle in the world at this point.
I actually purchased these for 2 friends that were pregnant. 1 of them has had their baby and she said that he LOVES it!!! He sleeps so well! She recommended that I get one once my little one arrives. Can't wait to hear what the other mama has to say about hers. I will definitely be ordering more:)
My little one sleep so much better with the Zen swaddle! He went from waking every 3-4hrs and now will sleep 4-5 at night. Thank you from one tired momma!