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    Default Co-sleeping with 7 month old

    I'm wondering how people co-sleep with older babies, without them rolling or crawling off the bed?

    I was co-sleeping with my bub until she was about 5 months. She happily went into her cot but over the past 6 weeks has been waking 4-6 times a night and I'm wanting to try co-sleeping again. However, she's now 7 months old, 9 kg and very active! She used to sleep on her side nestled in my arm but no longer fits and she is quite insistent on sleeping on her tummy.

    How do others co-sleep?

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    We've co slept with DS 2.2 from birth. As a newborn he slept between me and the side of the bed. When he started rolling he started sleeping in between me and DP and still does to this day. I know it's not recommended but we were both very aware of where he was, plus as DP works night shift she is often not home at night anyway

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    IImageUploadedByThe Bub Hub1453803601.930260.jpgits more like this these days!

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    Default Co-sleeping with 7 month old

    That photo is too cute!!!

    My DP works overseas so no other adult in the bed. And there is no wall to put the bed against (it's a strange room) A great idea though

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    We put our mattress on the floor for a while. So if DE dos roll out it wasn't very far!

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    We put a toddler rail on the side of the bed or he sleeps between us

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    You could put a bed rail on one side- like the ones toddlers have on the bed so baby is between you and the rail.

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    Default Co-sleeping with 7 month old

    Quote Originally Posted by rainbow road View Post
    IAttachment 77821its more like this these days!
    He is just adorable! I miss co sleeping 😥 DS moved to his big boy bed just after he turned 4, most mornings though he jumps into bed with us when he wakes up for cuddles and chats!

    OP our DS also slept in the middle of DH and I in our king bed, he slept on top of the covers in a sleeping bag until he was about 2

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    Default Co-sleeping with 7 month old

    I've co slept with DD from birth. I didn't intend too but just happened that way.

    We started out in her room and then moved into the big bed with DH when she was 5 months old.

    She slept in a co-sleeper until about 9 months then my side with a bed rail and now she sleeps in the middle.

    DD has always slept in a swaddle or sleeping bag.

    She had her day sleeps in the cot because that's what she had to do at daycare.

    She has just turned two and I can't imagine not having her in bed with me every night!
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    I still co-sleep with an almost year old bubba. I have the bed in the corner but I was getting freaked out with day sleeps when I wasn't there as he is very mobile. We have a pillow top and a high bed base so really high off the ground and DH is scared of him falling. So we are trying to transition him to the cot during the day and keep co-sleeping at night.

    My suggestions are using a guard rail on both sides or putting the mattress on the floor.

    I love your photo Rainbow. That is what our bed is like
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