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Comfort blankets - safe?

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beginnings Fri 19-Oct-12 18:11:55

My 5.5 month old DD likes to have a muslin when she's getting herself to sleep. This morning I went in and nearly had heart failure when she had it over her face and was gently snoring underneath it! Now, I know it's a fairly breathable fabric and I also know she can pull it off her face as she does when I ask her to. Should I remove it from the cot altogether?

MouseSquirrelMum Fri 19-Oct-12 23:03:52

Hi beginnings
I guess only you can decide what you're comfortable with. But...both of mine did something similar, and with comforters thicker than muslins. Scared me to start with, but I figured that as long as they were old enough to be able to move it if they needed to, it would be ok. It seems they liked it that way.

SarryB Sat 20-Oct-12 16:31:35

I always go in and remove my LO's comfort blanket after he's fallen asleep. He is 6 months old (already??). Maybe when he's a little bigger I'll leave it with him.

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