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My dd is 6 months old and is starting to roll around in her crib. (We co-sept until recently, everyone sleeps better when not co-sleeping.)<br><br>
She would nap in her crib which has always been next to the bed and she sleeps much better when we put her lambswool in there under her. But now I am worried with her being more active that she may suffocate if she rolls over.<br><br>
But at the same time, she is stronger and I feel she could get out of any "situation" if she couldn't breathe. Even with her "bumpers" we put in there she is still rolling over.<br><br>
Sorry this is so choppy sounding:<br><br>
I guess my *question* is what do all you non-cosleeping moms have in bed with your dc and when did you put it in?
 

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My last child was addicted to blankies... she had to "cuddle" one from the minute she COULD cuddle. She had two to three receiving blankets in bed from about two months on, and around 6 months she'd progressed to about 8 of them. At two, she still has them. And three pillows. And two stuffies. LOL!<br><br>
A baby will not self-suffocate. If she has the ability to move her head 1/4 of an inch for breath, she will do it. A baby doesn't lay face-down in a mattress (or pillow, or blanket) and simply die. A baby WILL suffocate when they can't move on their own (wedges, etc.).<br><br>
My blankets were all cloth, so even with the infantessimal odds of her getting tangled it them, she couldn't suffocate.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">My last child was addicted to blankies... she had to "cuddle" one from the minute she COULD cuddle. She had two to three receiving blankets in bed from about two months on, and around 6 months she'd progressed to about 8 of them. At two, she still has them. And three pillows. And two stuffies. LOL!<br><br>
A baby will not self-suffocate. If she has the ability to move her head 1/4 of an inch for breath, she will do it. A baby doesn't lay face-down in a mattress (or pillow, or blanket) and simply die. A baby WILL suffocate when they can't move on their own (wedges, etc.).<br><br>
My blankets were all cloth, so even with the infantessimal odds of her getting tangled it them, she couldn't suffocate.</div>
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That is really good to know. I've had pangs of guilt for letting my ds sleep with a blanket b/c everyone says you shouldn't. I don't put it near his face just below his arpits and he is usually swaddled though now he can break free and he like to chew his blanket when he wakes up. I just could never put him in there without one b/c I think he would be cold.
 

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My babies sleep in baby sleeping bags - my favourite are go-go bags made of merino wool. But I also use the lighter grobags for summer. Fantastic.
 
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