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    Default Safety rail?

    We are going on holiday with 2.5 year old ds next week. He still sleeps in a cot at home but is probably too heavy for those flimsy hire cots you get at most places. Just wondering if it's a good idea to attempt a bed safety rail for the first time while away? Or does it take some getting used to? Thinking he might freak out with a new room and a new system! I'd rather not sleep in the same room as him (we have a two bedroom apt). Anyone tried this?

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    Default Safety rail?

    If it’s just to stop him rolling out at night, you could have one side of the bed against the wall and use a pool noodle under the fitted sheet on the other. Or put the mattress on the floor even.

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    It's to stop him from escaping and wandering around! He's quite the little explorer

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    Quote Originally Posted by BB77 View Post
    It's to stop him from escaping and wandering around! He's quite the little explorer
    Could you put a baby gate on the bedroom door so he can't escape the room?

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    I was hoping the safety rail would trick him into thinking he was in a sort of cot-like environment. Wondering if it's a big transition?

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    Can you try at home before your holiday?

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    I took ds1 to qld when he was 2.5 still in the cot at home and had a bed while away. I did the old school style and put a couple pillow under the edge of the mattress to Stop him rolling out. Worked a treat while away

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    Quote Originally Posted by babybeeno1 View Post
    I took ds1 to qld when he was 2.5 still in the cot at home and had a bed while away. I did the old school style and put a couple pillow under the edge of the mattress to Stop him rolling out. Worked a treat while away
    This is what I was fishing for . Did he go back into his cot no problems once you got home?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BB77 View Post
    This is what I was fishing for . Did he go back into his cot no problems once you got home?
    Yep. Straight back in it til he was 3 then onto the big boy bed with a side rail. We where away 2 weeks. I potty trained him aswell. Took 14 nappys came home with 12

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    When we used to holiday with toddlers who were a bit big for travel cots but not in beds yet i have twice hired a proper cot from a baby hire place that got delivered and set up by them and collected the same way

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