18 month old and pillow

(14 Posts)
blondebaby111 Thu 11-Jun-15 21:36:43

I've been reluctant to let my dd have a pillow in her cotbed but I think it's time she had one. When she's on our bed she always snuggles up to the pillows and falls asleep easily.
Can she just have a normal pillow or should I get a special one for toddlers?? Is there still a danger??

stargirl1701 Thu 11-Jun-15 21:38:22

We got a toddler one in IKEA. It fits the cot bed better than a standard pillow.

Jenny1231990 Fri 12-Jun-15 20:14:59

My dd is 13months old and I've wondered this also, she gets in our bed and is out like a light. All snuggly and cosy.

mumofboyo Fri 12-Jun-15 21:13:50

I bought a toddler duvet and pillow set from Argos, along with some bedding. Both mine seemed to sleep better when we gave them a pillow.

Millionairerow Fri 12-Jun-15 22:16:13

John lewis one good. at 18 months, they can turn around and adjust so wouldn't worry

dementedpixie Fri 12-Jun-15 22:38:06

They are ok from 1 year. I used a normal adult sized flat pillow

blondebaby111 Sun 14-Jun-15 19:01:37

Do I have to get a special one or will a normal do for now??

dementedpixie Sun 14-Jun-15 19:15:45

normal is fine

Hopelass Sun 14-Jun-15 19:18:49

We used a normal flattish one from 14 months and he sleeps better for it.

HeadDreamer Sun 14-Jun-15 19:21:11

I got one from John Lewis. It fits the pillowcase for cot bed bedding. DD1 is still using it and she's 4yo.

GlitzAndGigglesx Sun 14-Jun-15 19:28:14

We used a normal flat one from around 2 I think and now she's 4 she has a higher puffy one from IKEA it's lovely and snug

Starlightbright1 Sun 14-Jun-15 19:30:06

I bought my DS from Dun Elmm just because it fits better.. They do love a pillow when they are give one

kate7590 Tue 16-Jun-15 21:12:36

My LB had a toddler pillow and duvet from 12months. He's nearly 16months now and has had a standard single duvet (tucked under the mattress) and a standard pillow for a month or so and loves it.

zarzlee71 Tue 16-Jun-15 21:21:49

We got a silent night cot bed pillow for our littlun. He loves it and seems to sleep better with it. I wouldn't recommend a normal sized pillow, they are too big and thick. This one is lightweight and just the right size x

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