when did you move DC to a toddler bed?

(7 Posts)
CourgetteSmuggler Wed 24-Apr-13 13:34:07

DD is 20 months old and I was wondering if I should give it a shot. She climbed out about 2 months ago but hasn't done it since so I think it was a fluke.

What's your experiences/tips?

InSync Wed 24-Apr-13 13:38:08

Give it a go.

DD was 2.5 and we had no problems at all.

TimothyClaypoleLover Wed 24-Apr-13 13:47:58

My DD was 18 months. Did it because she suddenly decided she didn't want to sleep at night and someone suggested trying a toddler bed.

MrsOakenshield Wed 24-Apr-13 13:49:22

DD was just over 3, but she never climbed out and I wanted to get my money's worth out of it! She was very good to begin with but is now (4 months later) a bit of a bugger for getting in and out at bedtime, especially on nursery days.

CourgetteSmuggler Wed 24-Apr-13 16:33:48

I've got a gate that can go across her bedroom door and am aware that it might be more hassle than it's worth!

xMinerva Thu 25-Apr-13 01:20:11

Ds2 was 16months when he went into a full size single.

Bit different for us though as he'd never slept in a cot (co-slept)

We didn't have any problems with him though. Worth a try at least.

Marrow Thu 25-Apr-13 01:27:46

If she's happy in her cot then I would keep her in it as long as possible. Have you already got a toddler bed? If not I would just put her into a normal single bed when she has outgrown the cot. I've never really understood the point of toddler beds.

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