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    Hi

    I just wanted some advice on how to stop DS (4 months) rolling onto his belly when he is asleep? I check on him a few times a night and he is usually face down on his belly and as soon as i roll him back he is straight back over. I have tried rolling up towels and putting them beside him but he just seems to roll over them or wiggle up and then roll.

    Any tips would be much appreciated.

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    if he is doing it himself would not worry
    keep other things out of the cot as they are more of a problem than the actual tummy sleeping

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    ive only got the towels in there as he wiggles up not down and they are under his arms (he only sleeps with his arms out). i just worry he isnt able to breath but he has had really good neck control and always turns his head if he needs to

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    Once they can roll they are generally more than capable of lifting and turning their heads so there is practically no chance of them suffocating. It is more when they are tiny newborns and don't have the automatic response to turn away from anything restricting airflow.

    Personally I don't worry at all about rolling, my DS tummy slept (as safely as possible) from two weeks old and DD, now 5 months, rolls all over the place in her sleep. I leave her to it

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    If he can get himself there, they can breath & he's fine. Tummy sleeping is only a problem when they DONT put themselves there.

    He may just be a tummy sleeper.

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    I don't see it as a concern if the baby has placed themselves in the tummy position. Both of my boys were tummy sleepers from 4 months old, and I just left them


 

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