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FraggleRock77 Tue 21-Oct-14 22:15:26

What bedding would MNers recommend for a one year old. DS currently uses grow bags but frequently stands and falls in them. We are considering a duvet or blankets? Silly to ask but do you tuck them in or are they supposed to be loose? DS is all over the cot so i fail to see how he will stay cosy!? X

PickledInAJar Wed 22-Oct-14 21:21:48

I found with my first baby, a very low tog duvet was fine at the age of 1. It was 4.5 tog from John Lewis and washed really well. He often slept half on top of it which ironically would have kept him warm to some degree, but I would sneak in on my way to bed at around 11pm and cover him up again. Same if I popped out to the loo at night.

They don't get all that uncovered in a cotbed, but when he transferred to a normal single bed at around 2 years old, we had to use a blanket to stop the duvet slipping off the bed. It didn't keep him under covers though because he would kick his legs over the top and then complain of being cold!

Eventually we resorted to fleecy sleepsuits so at least he'd be warm with the duvet off. I don't think there's an ideal solution to full-on wrigglers though. It's a bit trial-and-error, I think.

Bankholidaybaby Sun 26-Oct-14 12:33:58

I haven't got any yet but I'm going to buy the sleeping bags with feet when my son outgrows his grobags.

ShadowKat Thu 13-Nov-14 08:00:17

We got sleeping bags with feet for DS1. They had a 2.5 tog rating like a normal sleeping bag so no need to worry about him kicking a duvet / blankets off.

FraggleRock77 Thu 13-Nov-14 21:14:45

Thank you. I haven't seen the sleeping bags with feet but will get looking xxx

FraggleRock77 Thu 13-Nov-14 21:17:47

Can i ask which brand you used? X

TheGrinchWearsStripes Thu 13-Nov-14 21:24:07

We used the padded sleepers from Mothercare, like this one BabyGrinch was such a sleep traveller, it was the only thing that kept him cosy! (Managed to get him onto a duvet at two, though he still often kicks it off.)

FraggleRock77 Thu 13-Nov-14 21:32:28

Great. Thanks x

ShadowKat Fri 14-Nov-14 00:45:40

We also got Mothercare ones similar to the one TheGrinch has linked to.

maisiemum2be Tue 18-Nov-14 16:33:23

Hi I know I'm probs on wrong page but help, I'm having contractions ( heavy) but only eighteen weeks should I go to hospital my water has broken and the baby is killing me any advice?

maisiemum2be Tue 18-Nov-14 16:34:39

Contractions at 18 weeks pregnancy

bonzo77 Tue 18-Nov-14 17:02:03

Yes. Go to hospital. Hope all works out ok. Good luck b

MultipleMama Tue 18-Nov-14 20:45:24

Go to hospital now. As soon as your waters broke, you should have gone. Wishing you luck. Please let us know.

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