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    Ihgirl1066 posted:
    Was wondering when everyone let their child start sleeping witha pillow, and what kind of mattress did you buy to put on a twin bed?
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    Anmar22 responded:
    I've been letting my 19 month old DD sleep with a pillow at nap time and letting her fall asleep with one at night and then I take it away, I'm still not daring enough to let her sleep all night with one though because she moves around so much. I think my sister has been letting her DD sleep with a pillow since before she was one. I'm not really sure about the mattress, I haven't given it much thought. I'm sure just your average twin mattress would be fine.
     
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    Niclaw replied to Anmar22's response:
    My son is 17 mths and he has been sleeping with a pillow for about 3 months now. I actually went and bought him a pillow pet that he uses. I wasn't sure at first when to give him a pillow but I noticed that when he went to sleep he would ball the blanket under his head. Then I would have to get another blanket to cover him at night. So many blankets in the crib freaked me out.
     
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    orin34 responded:
    Any old mattress is fine unless it is one of the memory foam ones (just think of a giant sponge soaking up any night time accidents). When you get a mattress make sure that you get bed guard rails if the bed is high off the ground (babies r us sells them and you can get them off craigslist). You should also get a waterproof pad or cover to go over the mattress it makes clean up easier.


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