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Does anyone pad their playpen?

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LaTrucha Sat 20-Sep-08 17:32:46

We've just put ours up in advance of our LO crawling. In 5 minutes she's banged her head on it three times (falling backwards from sitting). When they are crawling to they have neough muscle control not to do this, do I have to pad it with something, or am I just going to have to get used to her banging her head?

hecate Sat 20-Sep-08 17:41:21

What sort of playpen do you have? I assume it's wooden? I had one with a metal (padded) frame and netting surround. I didn't need to pad that. I think if you have a wooden one and she's bashing herself on it, you could certainly think about padding it a bit.

LaTrucha Sat 20-Sep-08 17:49:29

It's this one.

CarGirl Sat 20-Sep-08 17:51:05

I put extra padding underneath (we have hard flooring, no carpets) so if they every fell from sitting they would be okay, those mats are quite flimsly really.

LaTrucha Sat 20-Sep-08 17:56:47

She managed to catch the bars each time.

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