When your child is 1 year old, your home will become an adventure camp! Sometimes you may find your child opening drawers, grabbing what is in his or her hands, moving up and down the couch, and even lowering the crib. When this happens, parents start worrying about whether they should put their babies to sleep with them to avoid injury or to watch them day and night.
Before making important changes, such as buying a large bed for your 15- to 18-month-old baby, think about how you can handle this situation. Your child may be jailbroken, but you can easily overcome them! Here are some ways to keep your baby out of the crib: Use these tips for a good night’s sleep. (Representative image / Pexels) Lower the mattress It is best to lower the crib mattress to the lowest possible point or close to the floor until your baby learns to stand up.
Your toddler will not be able to get up from the crib railing, as lowering the mattress will prevent it from falling. Make sure there is no furniture near the crib, as your child may use it as a support for lowering. This can help at least for a while. Use sleeping bags Some children may start to get out of the crib as early as 8-9 months.
To prevent these natural climbers from getting hurt, you can use a sleeping bag (loose blankets that can be carried). Your baby will still be able to move his feet and arms, but will not be too comfortable to stand up and get out of the crib.
Establish a good bedtime routine If your child becomes restless in the middle of the night, it may be a sign that he is sleeping too early and needs a change in his bedtime routine. Watch when your baby is asleep after putting him in a crib. It may also be too late for your child to fall asleep, which makes him grumpy and exhausted. Because of this, they find it difficult to fall asleep quickly. You have to work according to your biological clock and find the best time to put them to sleep.
Place your baby in a crib for sleep only Stop using the crib to play or punish your baby if you do. If your child is not sleeping in a crib, it may give you a misconception about its use and you may also want to get out of it at night. Be sure to put them in the crib just for sleeping. Also, when your child is upset or irritated, take them out of the crib until they are back to normal.
Using the crib only for sleeping will give them a positive understanding of the designated sleeping area, which is not usually played. Remove objects such as toys If there are toys and pillows inside the crib, you should remove them, especially during the first year. These items can be augmented to try to get out of the crib.
At the same time, they can also be dangerous for the baby, as they can cause sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Therefore, make sure that the crib is not full of objects. Is your child ready for bed? If your child is 2 years old, this is the right time to go to bed, as he or she will surely be able to get through his or her crib. It can be a bit tricky to get a crib if your child is under 18 months old. If you have used all methods to prevent your child from getting out of the crib, you still have a bed as a last resort.
Do not change your bed abruptly if you see your baby getting out of bed. It can be scary and scary at first, but try some methods before you get a crib.