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Safe for 6 month baby to sleep on his tummy?

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2014MrsH Mon 29-Jun-15 14:48:06

How safe is it for babies to sleep on their fronts? My son keeps rolling over onto his stomach during the night and I'm ever so paranoid about it. At the same I don't want to disturb him by moving him

ThedementedPenguin Mon 29-Jun-15 14:55:50

If he's rolling I wouldn't stress about it tbh..

elelfrance Mon 29-Jun-15 14:59:13

once they're rolling there's not a lot you can do to stop them...DD started rolling at 8 months, and has slept on her tummy since (i always put her down on her back though, but i'm barely at the door before she flips herself over)

ellenb1990 Mon 29-Jun-15 20:57:00

I think its fine as long as LO can move their head from side to side up and down then it should be okay.

My LO never sleeps on back (even hospital midwife put her on her front after 2 days of no sleeping on back) but i brought the angelcare movement monitor which helps with being anxious (well i find it helps smile )

2014MrsH Mon 29-Jun-15 22:30:44

Thanks ladies, for the reassurance. I have a video monitor too for peace of mind smile

At least l know now I don't need to disturb him while he's sleeping

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