How long did your baby like a crib mobile? - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 4 Old 09-09-2010, 09:29 PM - Thread Starter
mom2lucy's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 219
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
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?


Mom to 2 amazing girlies, Feb. '08 and May '
mom2lucy is offline  
Sponsored Links
#2 of 4 Old 09-09-2010, 10:24 PM
Xerxella's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Chicagoland
Posts: 2,232
Mentioned: 454 Post(s)
Tagged: 2 Thread(s)
Quoted: 66 Post(s)
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.

Married to one of the last good guys left Jim
Mom to AJ 4/07 and Genevieve 5/09

And then:

And THEN twins: Matt 11/14 and his guardian angel Billy 11/18/14 - 11/28/14

Ten days in our lives, a lifetime in our hearts

The whole story at:
Xerxella is offline  
#3 of 4 Old 09-09-2010, 11:16 PM
AmyKT's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: my little corner of the world
Posts: 1,297
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
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.

Amy (34): mommy to DD1 (11/07) and DD2 (7/10), wife, wohm, and wannabe suburban homesteader.
AmyKT is offline  
#4 of 4 Old 09-10-2010, 09:05 AM
BetsyS's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: world of craziness
Posts: 5,307
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
My first son loved his mobile long after he should have. LOL. I think he was around 2 when we took it down.
BetsyS is offline  

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 10,530

68 members and 10,462 guests
akmeg , AlaskAnne , Ann-Marita , anon_abroad , Augustapricot , avocet , bananabee , BarefootBrooke , Benjamin Weingarten , bluefaery , bren94 , Dawn's mom , eclipse , Fox-fern , funfunkyfantastic , gibbons , hopeful22 , ian'smommaya , japonica , Jewel5811 , JLUK , jojobean , justmama , Leelee577 , lilgreen , lilmissgiggles , LiLStar , lilyanne , Lovemyfour , mamamargo , marilyn612 , mckittre , Memento , Michelle42 , Milk8shake , MissMuffet , moominmamma , mostlysunny , MPsSweetie , oaksie68 , prosciencemum , RosemaryV , Rruchi Shrimalli , SandiMae , sarafl , Serafina33 , shoeg8rl , sofreshsoclean , static , thtr4me , Tigerle , TriChick , TrishWSU , typebug , Viola , wassernixe , Wild Rose , zannster
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.