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I have a 6.5 month old who has just started to roll back to front when in the cot. He then falls asleep with his face straight down into the mattress. He hasn’t yet learnt to roll front to back. Should I leave him to sleep like this? We have a very firm foam mattress, use cotton fitted sheet and he is in a sleeping bag arms out.
My 5 week old hates sleeping bags and swaddle bags so I just wrap her in a cotton muslin wrap and put 3 thin blankets from shoulders down and tuck them into the mattress. But I’m still nervous with all her wriggling that a blanket will cover her head. Should I start getting her used to being in a sleeping bag?
I have read previously that it's best to hold off on pillows until bub is older but i was wondering about a small to medium stuffed teddy? My just turned 1 year old boy has started to cuddle a teddy while breast feeding to sleep, I'm wondering if I should be taking it off him when i put him into bed or is one years old ok to have a small teddy in the cot?
Hello, my question is specifically in relation to cot mattresses. I know that there are voluntary standards on the firmness, height and the snug fit (less than 20mm from each side/end of cot) of the mattress. My question is, should the mattress be within 20mm of the corner of the cot? I have found that many mattresses have rounded corners and do not fit snugly into the corner of square cots- leaving a 3.5-4.5 cm gap in the corner between cot and mattress. Is this okay? Or should I keep looking/get a custom mattress made? Thanks for your help!