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Our poor DD falls out of the bed. We do okay at night because I sleep on the outside of the bed. But she is a very active sleeper and sometimes is by my knees in the middle of the night.<br><br>
The problem is nap time. She wakes up and doesn't make any sounds(we have on a baby monitor) but starts rolling around on the bed. She is 13 months and has down syndrome so she isn't crawling at all yet. Luckily the bedroom is carpeted with padding.<br><br>
I try putting her toward the middle of the bed but she must roll all over the place when she wakes up.<br><br>
Any ideas? Only the head of the bed is against a wall. DS said we need to make a pillow wall around her. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1"><br><br>
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We considered putting our bed on the floor, but dh wasn't too keen on that. We ended up just putting bed rails on both sides. (I think they are Safety First from Target or Walmart.) My dd wasn't nearly as active a roller as yours, so just the 2 rails have worked nicely for us. As soon as dd was crawling, I began teaching her to back down off the bed. That has also served us well as she now backs down off the bed after naps and in the AM. She's also a noisy waker (i.e., crying, fussing), so I always know the moment she's awake. Lucky me. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1"> I think I will keep the rails up as long as we are still co-sleeping. It just feels safer. HTH!<br><br>
P.S. We pillow-walled for a while too, but she learned how to navigate around/over those pretty quickly.
 
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