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Following on from the Moses basket poll...interim solutions??

(9 Posts)
u32ng Sun 05-May-13 08:36:33

When your LO outgrew the Moses basket, what did you do to keep them in the same room?

DS is just over 3months and won't be in his much longer & I don't want to put him in his own room yet (for safety rather than clingy mummy syndrome!).

Looking for some interim solutions!

MrsLettuce Sun 05-May-13 08:42:12

We didn't have a moses basket but used a crib (another here), any good? DC were each in it nightly until 6 or 8 months and then for the occasional bad night up to about a year.

FadBook Sun 05-May-13 08:48:55

Move cot in to your room.

Move your furniture out of your room in to nursery to give you space.

Push cot up to side of bed.

We used a travel cot for about 3 weeks but it became evident we needed the big cot as I didn't want dd in her room at all.

She eventually went in her room around 11 months. Making room for the cot in our bedroom was a god send and was one of the best decisions we made (she got used to the cot and her space prior to moving her to her own room) grin

stargirl1701 Sun 05-May-13 08:53:26

We used the pram downstairs and a crib, which we borrowed, in our room.

KentuckyFriedChildren Sun 05-May-13 09:55:46

We have a petit bassinet travel cot as dd2 has an orthopaedic brace and would damage a wooden cot. It's much bigger than a moses basket and smaller than a cot. Suits us, albeit for different reasons to what you want.

MERLYPUSS Sun 05-May-13 09:57:50

We had the cot in our room - or we were in their room. I can't quite remember. Never had a moses basket. We had DTs in the same cot.

Madamecastafiore Sun 05-May-13 10:02:30

We are planning on getting an upperbaby vista and sleeping baby in it downstairs and putting cot in our bedroom.

We had Moses basket which we dragged around house for other 2, was fine for petit DD but lasted elephant like DS for about 2 weeks.

ilovepowerhoop Sun 05-May-13 10:04:05

we used a crib and then had the cot in our room along the bottom of the bed.

u32ng Sun 05-May-13 17:51:08

Oh we've got an uppababy vista - I might use the carrycot from that for a little while then. I forgot it's ok for overnight sleeping. Maybe after that I'll try & scrounge a crib from someone. Unfortunately having the cot in our room is a no-go even with furniture removed as our room is just too small (otherwise I would definitely do this).

We have a travel cot too but it's a bit hard & low down...? However we might just end up having to use it!

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