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Thermostat settings

atheelatheel member
edited December 2015 in January 2016 Moms
What do you set your thermostat for in winter my cold state folks with a newborn? Both day and night.

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Re: Thermostat settings

  • I was wondering the same thing
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  • We have always kept it at 66 when there isn't a baby in the house. For winter with a baby I'm sure it'll be between 68-70. I always have a hat on a newborn though too. They lose heat so much faster than we do.
    Ebiejay
  • I naturally freeze easily so it's set between 70- 75 at all times during winter.
  • Thank you @KFrob! I usually skip the heater and just pile on clothes. even though we're having a really mild winter this year I was worried about it.
    KFrob
  • I have been so warm lately...must be the pregnancy hormones. Lol but when my son was a newborn we kept it at 68-70 so that is probualy what we will do this time too. It's been a mild winter so I have it set at 63 because 65 has been to warm for this pergo momma. Lol
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  • Our pediatrician suggests between 70-75. I'm also in AZ where even the warmer temps still feel cold to us. We usually keep our house around 68 at night and 71 during the day.
  • Right now it's set at 70. If someone touches it I know right away. I get so hot!
    Probably 72 once baby gets here and the temp outside drops.
    N (2004)A (2007), N (2010), and L (due 1/2016)
  • Our pedi suggested between 68 and 70. Perfect for me!
  • I think my instructor at my birthing classes suggested between 70-72, but also put an extra layer on baby. I like keeping my house warm so this works for me!
  • We usually keep the house at 64 over night at 68 during the day.  My almost 3 yr old wears footy pajamas and has two blankets, so he's not cold, and DS2 will wear footy pajamas and a swaddler of some nature with a blanket tucked around him. We tend to keep the house pretty cold at night.
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  • 66. We have a big house and my electric bill is outrageous. I would keep it at 62 if husband would let me. I'm sure baby will be plenty warm
  • We keep the house pretty cool during the day, no higher than 70, and turn the heat off most nights so it'll go down to 64ish. We do have a special nursery heater for the baby's room and we will keep that on 68 at night. We also just plan on dressing baby warmly while we can comfortably wear less. 
    ChrissyD1203
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