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03/08/2014 at 23:25
04/08/2014 at 06:28
Duvets and pillows can be introduced from 12 months old but we didn't give F a duvet or pillow until we took the sides off his cot at around 25 months old. Until then we used sleeping bags. I guess it's a personal choice really but we didn't feel F was ready for a pillow or duvet any younger than he was because he moved around a lot in his cot and I was worried about him suffocating, getting too hot etc. With the sides off his cot he barely moves in his bed and can remove the cover if he needs to.
04/08/2014 at 06:56
04/08/2014 at 07:55
L has had a duvet and pillow since about 13/14 months as she slept better with them. IKEA do a duvet and pillow that's big enough for a cot bed.
04/08/2014 at 08:54
L has had a duvet since about 13 months - similar to you he grew out of the size grobags he was in so we decided to see how he got on with a duvet. He is quite capable of pulling it off/ over himself if he's too hot or cold, but would cry for us to sort it for the first couple of weeks. I just make sure he's comfortable when I go to bed and then he's usully fine. He doesn't have a pillow yet though, he likes to put ours over his head to 'hide' so I'm not brave enough to let him have his own!
04/08/2014 at 09:05
J had a pillow and duvet from around 11 months. He was a wriggler, and the pillow helped keep him in place.
04/08/2014 at 14:36
A was in a grobag until about a month or so ago once it started getting really watm amd now she just sleeps in a nappy. I will probably wait with a duvet cos I dont think she'd pull it back over her if she kicked it off and got cold.
We bought her a pillow last weekend as I noticed that she was using her teddy to lay her head on and I felt bad for both teddy and her! She seems to be getting on well with it though :)
04/08/2014 at 16:07
Thanks ladies. He's using his toys as pillows, which is what made me wonder if he was ready. I have a quilt that some one gave me a while ago. Might see about a pillow and try him with it. I have the same worry about his wriggling and him winding up under the quilt, but I think the pillow might help to keep him in his place.
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