Posted by: lisa | 2007/02/27


Re Beds

good day i was just wondering what is the correct age for a baby to sleep in a bed with railings on the side to stop falling out. my child is 20mnth old and still sleeps in his cot. i want to however change him over to a bed and i dont know at what age is this change capeble and developmentally ready for him

please could some one give me some advise on this. i dont really want to set him back in developmental sage.

Kind Regards

Expert's Reply



You will certainly not harm him developmentally. He could probably stay in his cot until he is at least 2 years.

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Posted by: muffin | 2007/02/27

if i can remember correctly, I put my daughter in a bed when she was about 1 yr 8 months. She slept fine in it, I had a side bar, which i took off about 6 months later. You can leave them in the cot for much later if you want. the only reason I moved her is because she seemed uncomfortable in the cot.

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