5m Old too big for Moses basket - where did your baby go after cotbed/travel cot?? Please advice

(26 Posts)
Newtobecomingamum Sun 15-May-16 23:30:44

She is currently in a Moses basket but getting too big. I have a 70 x 140 cotbed for her, but is she too young to move into it now? Where did your baby go after the Moses basket? Thanks x

RubyandAlexplayingfetch Sun 15-May-16 23:53:45

In her cot 70 x 120. She was fine in there

RubyandAlexplayingfetch Sun 15-May-16 23:55:49

Sorry it was 60 x 120 (ikea) just googled

MrsLettuce Sun 15-May-16 23:56:42

I had a little crib in our room from birth, used it nightly for the first six months then on and off until they outgrew it. Not sure on age 1+.

It was this one or one very like it

LittleBearPad Sun 15-May-16 23:58:02

Into her cotbed. She looked tiny in it. smile. But soon made the most of the space.

MrsLettuce Mon 16-May-16 00:03:20

Might have been colour options with this one

I found it really handy to have the option to have baby in our room when they were ill, saved a lot of fuss. It's not advised to allow babies under 6 months to sleep alone in their own room, but I'm sure you know that.

BexusSugarush Mon 16-May-16 09:46:06

Our dd went from her moses basket into her 60x120 cot in our room at about 15 weeks old - not a single problem, she loves having the space to move around!

Cakescakescakes Mon 16-May-16 09:47:03

Straight into cot from birth. Totally fine.

MrsLettuce Mon 16-May-16 09:48:32

Oh yes, having the actual cot in parents bedroom is also good. We didn't have space for it though.

Artandco Mon 16-May-16 09:51:14

You do know you can use cotbed from birth?

Ours slept on cot bed mattress on floor or co slept from birth. If we had another child i would straight to full size single mattress from birth on floor. ( then us adults can fit in better also to settle)

AndNowItsSeven Mon 16-May-16 09:53:35

Scotched, why would she be too young, they are from birth.

AndNowItsSeven Mon 16-May-16 09:53:48

A cotbed not scotched!

cheekyfunkymonkey Mon 16-May-16 09:55:43

Cotbed in our room, next to bed to start with and then moved away to other end of room before moving into baby's own room at 6 months.

GrassW1dow Mon 16-May-16 13:49:20

mine slept in 'mini' cot (80cm) from day 1. Got too big for it at around 5 months and went into proper cot (120cm).
I think a cot is fine from day 1. IMO you can't be too small for a bed (provided bars stop the baby from falling out). I fantasise about a bed the size of a bedroom!

AStreetcarNamedBob Mon 16-May-16 13:51:11

Into a cot bed. Not too young they're suitable from birth

Chocolatecakefan Mon 16-May-16 20:28:50

My dd went into a cotbed at 4 months when she outgrew the Moses basket and she was fine

Newtobecomingamum Mon 16-May-16 22:38:26

Thank you for all of your replies X

milkysmum Mon 16-May-16 22:43:34

Straight into cot bed- I'm surprised you've managed to get 5 months out of a Moses basket really!

PeaceLoveAndDiscoBiscuits Mon 16-May-16 23:04:23

Five months in a Moses basket is very good value for money grin my DS lasted about a month before he broke it, the lump! We pushed our bed against the wall and squeezed his cot into our room. He went into his own room when I could take no more at four months.

AnotherStitchInTime Mon 16-May-16 23:08:03

Dd1 and dd2 cot bed from birth. Dd1 in her own room from 12 months old. Dd2 in room with her sister from 5 months old.

Ds crib to 5 months then cot bed in the room with his sisters.

Mumchatting Tue 17-May-16 21:09:17

Never used moses basket. Cotbed from birth in our room. Never any problems. Cotbeds are suitable from birth and you don't need to spend money on moses basket.

liquidrevolution Thu 19-May-16 10:27:59

Cot bed in her own room from 4 months. She was fine.

Writerwannabe83 Thu 19-May-16 11:39:44

Mine was in a Moses Basket for about three months, then went into a Crib for a month and then into his cot at 4 months.

Brummiegirl15 Thu 19-May-16 17:59:18

Yep cotbed same size as yours from 3 months. DD sleeps with her arms sprawled out so she hated the Moses basket

MaGratgarlik1983 Thu 19-May-16 22:42:29

My DS started rocking his moses basket at 10 weeks so he went straight into his cot in our room.

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