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sleeping position help ...lll 1 child; Rutland, Vermont 1400 posts
8th Mar '13

we recently transitioned 7 month dd to her crib... we keep finding her on her side/belly... more belly then side and also her face is pretty down and she will be pressed up against the crib. we have a breatheable crib bumper but still i want tot figure out a way to not get her to sleep like that. every time i roll her back to her back she wakes up. i watch her fall asleep and its just a soothing thing, she likes sleeping like that. letting her sleep like that isnt an option.. i dont care if shes past the 6 month sids drop... anyone else deal with this?

......................... Vancouver, British Columbia 5643 posts
8th Mar '13

She's fine. My LO is 6 months and he rolls over all the time.

Zeke's Mama Due September 26; 1 child; Pensacola, Florida 5196 posts
status 8th Mar '13

If she is putting herself into that position she's fine. Let the baby sleep.

Brandie Dawne Due November 10; 2 kids; Mt Vernon, Ohio 1234 posts
8th Mar '13

My Son did it around 9 months I think. We eventually gave up and took the bumpers off and let him sleep that way.

Andi+Andy=Marley+1 2 kids; Fredericksburg, Virginia 4564 posts
8th Mar '13

At that age she's fine to sleep that way

...lll 1 child; Rutland, Vermont 1400 posts
8th Mar '13

i didnt mention she just got her flatspot helmet... so im mainly concerned about she getting face down and not being able to turn her head as it is large and heavy

Brown Eyed Girl! Due December 7; 18 kids; North Dakota 12704 posts
8th Mar '13

It's normal. My first started rolling to his tummy and sleeping that way at about 4 months. My second was closer to 7 months when he started doing it. At this point they are able to move freely enough that it isn't going to hurt them. Let your LO sleep how she is comfortable. How would you feel if someone continuously turned you while you were sleeping?

...lll 1 child; Rutland, Vermont 1400 posts
8th Mar '13
Quoting Brown Eyed Girl!:" It's normal. My first started rolling to his tummy and sleeping that way at about 4 months. My second ... [snip!] ... them. Let your LO sleep how she is comfortable. How would you feel if someone continuously turned you while you were sleeping?"


well... i dont have a giant, heavy helmet on my head that could possibly restrict my breathing. If i did then i would be happy someone was trying to keep me alive. :lol:

......................... Vancouver, British Columbia 5643 posts
8th Mar '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Krystie321:</b>" well... i dont have a giant, heavy helmet on my head that could possibly restrict my breathing. If i did then i would be happy someone was trying to keep me alive. :lol:"</blockquote>




When she's doing tummy time can she lift up her head with the helmet?

...lll 1 child; Rutland, Vermont 1400 posts
8th Mar '13
Quoting Nathaniel'sMom:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Krystie321:</b>" well... i dont have a giant, heavy helmet ... [snip!] ... trying to keep me alive. :lol:"</blockquote> When she's doing tummy time can she lift up her head with the helmet?"


yes but a moment ago she was basically face down and asleep. my kids sleeps though anything... except me moving her obviously ahaha

buddhababy 1 child; Spain 378 posts
8th Mar '13

Well it sounds like there's really not much you can do... unless you're planning on moving her every 5 minutes all night.

......................... Vancouver, British Columbia 5643 posts
8th Mar '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Krystie321:</b>" yes but a moment ago she was basically face down and asleep. my kids sleeps though anything... except me moving her obviously ahaha"</blockquote>




If she can lift her head during tummy time with it on she will be okay.
The only way you could stop her from rolling over is to tie her arms and legs to the posts but that obviously is not safe so you are SOL.

A is Me 1 child; South Carolina 3782 posts
8th Mar '13

Let her sleep. Not to sound rude but if she has a flat spot then she obviously needs to spend less time on her back. She is old enough and strong enough not to suffocate. Take the blankets out of her crib.

...lll 1 child; Rutland, Vermont 1400 posts
8th Mar '13
Quoting A is Me:" Let her sleep. Not to sound rude but if she has a flat spot then she obviously needs to spend less time ... [snip!] ... needs to spend less time on her back. She is old enough and strong enough not to suffocate. Take the blankets out of her crib."


well the doctor said the flatspot is from her sleeping in the same spot because of her reflux. i just sleeping with their head in the same spot reduces the burn?