Ds was a reflux /spewy baby so we always had his cot elevated at one end and we put him on his side to sleep. Sometimes we used something similar to the wedge @gingermillie has. He slept much better on side than his back. He's now 10 mths and still loves to curl up on his side to sleep
Just did a quick Google and sleep positioners are banned in the US as they've been linked to suffocation.
have a good look into them before you buy one.
Dd.had pretty severe reflux and was upset or.vomitty in most positions. We had the head of the basinette elevated but she purposely would wriggle to the bottom often. Paed advised positioning her on her side in a sleep positioner but it just upset her so much she would never go to sleep instead just cry till put on her back so had to persist with sleeping elevated on back. All day naps till 4-5 months were in bouncer elevated with it on vibrate or in her swing. She vomited constantly till probably 10 months, cloth nappies and towels were always under her head flat in bassinet, for, car seat, bouncer and swing.
We tilted the cot (boards under 1 end rather than just lifting the mattress) for both dd and ds and it helped until they started rolling. They then rolled themselves over and happily slept on tummies - dd is still a tummy sleeper at 4
Also started Losec yesterday so maybe that's kicking in also. He took ages to get down but then slept in bassinet until midnight (so maybe 4 hours?!) it might be a once off/coincidence but I am feeling very positive 😊😊😊
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