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Old 09-09-2010, 10:29 PM - Thread Starter
 
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We have been co-sleeping since day one, but I'm really starting to think DD will sleep better without me next to her. She sleeps soundly until I get into bed then she tosses all night. We co-slept with DD1 until 18 mo., and loved it, so I'm not anti-co-sleeping, just trying to figure this baby out. Anyway, she seems like she would like to look at something while falling asleep so I thought a mobile would be good. She's just about to turn 4 mo. though and I just wonder how long she'll be interested in it. Also, if your babe used/uses one, which one do you like?

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We moved the kids to the crib at 6 months and 4 months. It just worked better for us. That being said, they never were comforted by a mobile. But, my son did have this projection thing that had music and projected a slow moving scene on the ceiling. He did seem to like that.

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My baby is not yet sleeping in her crib, but she plays in it and for her, the mobile is stimulating, not a sleep aid. DD1 was the same way. I never have been good at the "put them down awake but sleepy" thing. They always fall asleep on or near me.

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My first son loved his mobile long after he should have. LOL. I think he was around 2 when we took it down.
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