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Sleepytot - anyone use one?

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purplemunkey Sat 11-Jul-15 19:46:32

DD is 8 months. Good napper and fairly good sleeper, except she uses a dummy as a comforter and loses it several times a night. Fed up of the dummy runs we've bought a Sleepytot following rave reviews online. I've just put her to sleep with it, she pulled out a dummy and found one again before she went so that bodes well. However, I'm now freaking out a little that I've put her to bed with something loose in the cot as she's always had an empty cot up til now (apart from the dummy). She rolls well and is very close to crawling so is pretty mobile.

Anyone else use one and if so, how old was your DC when you left it in the cot with them?

purplemunkey Sat 11-Jul-15 20:23:19

Anyone? Anyone? Beuller?

Abby21 Sat 11-Jul-15 21:49:35

Hey...we use one although mine only uses it as teddy....still has separate dummy. Been in cot since 8 months with no problems! X

silverstreak Sat 11-Jul-15 22:00:17

Hmmm, just bought DS (6m) a Ewan snuggly which is similar but only has one dummy attachment option - so not quite as good as the sleepytot but saw them in Boots today and impulse bought one in sheer desperation!! Sounds good news re your DD finding a dummy already though - let us know how she gets on through the night? Regarding your concern about leaving something loose in the cot with her, can't say I gave it a second thought tbh.... DS is able to move around the cot anyway and already has a muslin in with him as a "blankie". Is your DD your pfb?!smile please don't worry about it, she'll surely be fine. Here's to a good nights sleep!! winegrin

purplemunkey Sat 11-Jul-15 22:15:30

Yes, pfb. How did you guess? wink

She's done alright so far, a few murmurs on the monitor but seemed to sort herself out. OH did go up the last time, it had ended up behind her so he put it in front of her and she grabbed it and took the dummy.

Blankiefan Sat 11-Jul-15 22:27:38

DD has had hers since around 4 months. No issues. She's 20 mo now

She still needed help with lost dummies til she was about 1. She rarely needs any help these days and regularly mugs Sleepytot for his.

When she's a bit older, it's funny to see them frantically "frisk" Sleepytot for a dummy when he's not holding... mean parents

StoryOfMyLife Sat 11-Jul-15 22:50:45

My dd had hers since 6 months, she's now almost 4 and he's still with her all the time, he's become her much loved comforter. The dummies are gone but the sleepy tot lives on!

It was a great buy for us.

silverstreak Sat 11-Jul-15 22:52:40

Blankie That soooo made me chuckle - can't wait to do this when he's a bit older!! grin
clearly a mean parent also but heck you gotta get your laughs where you can these days

purplemunkey Sat 11-Jul-15 22:58:56

That's encouraging Story.

Yes, that made me laugh too Blankie grin

BirdInTheRoom Sat 11-Jul-15 23:06:48

My kids have always had two with several dummies attached from about 7 months old. I can't rate them highly enough!!

MiaowTheCat Sun 12-Jul-15 11:01:37

Mine both had them from about 6 months - DD1 used to plonk the bunny on her tummy and flip his ears over her eyes like an executive using a hotel eye mask!

purplemunkey Sun 12-Jul-15 11:33:22

Ha ha Miaow!

Well, she did alright. I checked on her a few times in the night, like an idiot - kind of defeats the point of buying something to try and stop the night runs, but she only cried out for someone to come once at about 6am. I put the sleepytot in front of her and put her hand on it, she grabbed it and stuffed a dummy in. Hopefully she'll get better at finding it herself as the nights go on. And I will get better at needlessly checking on her when I know she's fine smile

MiaowTheCat Sun 12-Jul-15 12:37:39

They're brilliant - we eventually removed the dummy and the bunny took over as a comfort object for a good long while - before being dumped for a Little Princess doll.

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