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We have a family bed - a king size bed and a cot bed pushed up against it, The cot bed has a rail on one side and a headboard and footboard.<br><br>
DS is 12months old and has recently decided he wants to be a stuntman! He likes to stand and "reach" over the rail. Last week he flipped over the rail and fell out, landing on his back on top of a couple of pillows.<br><br>
I am concerned he will seriously hurt himself. Other than moving the mattresses onto the floor what else can we do?<br><br>
I think what we need is a bed with really tall rails - is there such a thing?<br>
Is there an alternative?<br><br>
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How old is your son? Sounds like he may be safer without a rail, if he's old enough to plan to flip over a rail.<br><br>
ETA: Sorry, I just realized that you said he was 12 months. I still think he may be safer without rail.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I agree. Maybe ditch the rail at least then you could teach him to slide off the bed feet first.</div>
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If I ditch the rail then I am concerned that he will roll off the bed.<br><br>
He does go down feet first on the sides of the bed where there is no rail. It's as if he sees the rail as a challenge - something to be climbed.
 
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