Tiredmama Sun, November 2nd
Where does your baby sleep? My 6 months old sleeps in his crib in a separate room. He seems to be fine and had no problems moving there when he was 4 months. But I still feel like it might be stressful for a baby to sleep without his mom being around. Should I move the crib to our room?
Ashley P 1 like
Katherine B 1 like
If your baby is happy, leave them be. I do currently cosleep but at that age my son was in his crib waking 4-6 times a night.
M. S 7 likes
Ours has been sleeping since day 1 in a crib in her own room (she's 6 weeks). She sleeps great and I sleep great, it's a win-win!
Alysha B 5 likes
My son has always slept in his crib in his own room. We have a monitor & it works well for us.
Serenitys M 2 likes
i cosleep and we are both very happy:)
MAMA B 2 likes
My son is in our room bc we have two other girls and they share the other room!! I think it good for children to have there room. And learn to sleep plus you don't gave to worry about making noise in your room. I don't believe In co-sleeping; there are many dangers in it and won't take those risks!!!
Emma 2 likes
If he is fine I would leave him be. I think he'd let you know if it caused him anxiety. I personally moved my son to his own room at 9 months and he did well. I know ladies who have moved over a lot sooner and had no problems either. I think it just depends on you and your LO.
Susan B 2 likes
I chose not to co sleep. We felt it better to develop the habit early on of being able to sleep on their own without needing another body to sleep. It has been great as they sleep in their own beds and in their own room.
D'Yani 3 likes
Both my kids, 4 yrs and 7 mos have slept in their crib in their room since day one. Now if they aren't feeling well or are having a bad night I will let them sleep in my room. If your LO is doing well in a separate room I think you're fine.
Ashley E 0 likes
My daughter has been sleeping in her own crib in her own room since 2 months. She didn't sleep well in the bassinet because she was so wiggly and when it moved it would wake her up. She is fine and we have never had any issues! She actually started sleeping through the night once we put her in her crib. And she sleeps from 8pm to 7:30am. She is now 7months but her sleeping habits have been consistent since 2 months!
Amy 1 like
No, do not move your LO. If your LO is content in their own room that is great! Dont change what you are doing bc of what others might say or do. Every child is different. My LO has slept in her own room since 3 months. She is now 16 months.
Eryn â 1 like
If your baby is happy, it's fine. My son has been in a crib in his room since day one. We lived in a small apt until he was 3 months and I kept the monitor right beside my bed. There were a couple nights when he was a newborn where I had to cosleep for a few hours at some point in the night, but other than that he's never slept with us.
Heather A 1 like
I think you are doing the best thing so far. Follow your instincts, but it's best to establish great sleep habits as early as possible
J B 1 like
I moved our daughter to her own room and crib when she was 3 months. It allowed her to sleep more peacefully, and me as well. If your baby is stressed they will let you know. You're doing great mama, no need to second guess yourself!!
Shannon M 1 like
I moved my lo to his crib in his room around 11 or 12 weeks, and he actually started sleeping better! He started sleeping through the night and would wake up so happy. So I definitely do not think it caused him anxiety to move to his room.
Sammy S 1 like
The gist is that you do what works best for you and your LO. There is no right or wrong way :-) We beat ourselves up so much trying to fit a mold when each child is different.
Linsi M 1 like
My girls are in the same room in separate cribs. They get upset if they wake up & 1 is missing. I'm sure some day they'll want their own rooms, but for now they have their room & mommy & daddy have their room & everyone is happy ðŸ˜Š. Leave your little one where they are if everyone is happy, no need to disrupt a happy baby
Monika W 1 like
My baby sleeps in his own room in his crib! It's great for them to learn to be more independent and sleep on their own
Angela K 1 like
My oldest slept in her crib every night from day one in her own room, which at that time was right next to my room. Now with our second, our master is downstairs and the girls rooms are both upstairs. My youngest is 5 1/2 months and is still sleeping in our room. She started in the pack n play and then I moved the crib into our room when she got a little bigger. I'm just not comfortable with her being upstairs on the opposite side of the house yet.
Jessica R 1 like
My son is 5 months. We moved him to a crib at 4 months after co sleeping and he's in our room only cuz we live with the inlaws. I wish he was in his own room because we have to be so quiet after he goes to sleep. Our bed is squeaky and my husband tosses a lot so it wakes up my son. If your baby isn't crying constantly in another room why would you disrupt that?
Chelse B 1 like
Your doing wonderful momma! It's a personal preference and choice where your baby sleeps. I had my little girl sleep in our room until around 2 1/2 months. At that time she was able to lift her head and roll over. She loves her crib and gives my hubby and I our room back!
Ashley G 1 like
My baby sleeps in his crib in my room next to my bed
Aprilbaby 1 like
Nope. If he is sleeping he's fine. My LO has been in his crib in his room since 6 weeks. He sleeps soundly. If yours is sleeping without crying and waking why would you move him? Then he's just going to be old enough to get comfortable with you there and your going to have to break it eventually which will be tearful at that point. He's fine in his room and old enough even pediatrics only say the best benefits of co sleeping (as in room not bed) benefits are only until around 6 months.
Jenna S 1 like
We put my daughter in her crib in her own room the first night we brought her home from the hospital. She became a very good sleeper at a very young age.
Other Questions In The SmartMom Community
Cali^Mom asks My 5 year old keeps putting her hair in her mouth all the time. Any ideas on how to break the habit? She started it last summer and I just put it in a pony or braid every day until she stopped but now she's started it again and her hair is so long the pony or braid reaches to her mouth. I don't have time some mornings for elaborate hair styles. Help!
Mindi E asks Any ideas on how to potty train little girls?Download SmartMom Today