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Tummy Sleeping
Jul 5, 2005
... OMG this is my DD to a tee. I don't sleep as soundly with her on her tummy but hey she sleeps and even though she is only four weeks she holds her head so well and can move it back and forth that she is never head down on her crib. ... (7 replies)
... He falls asleep so quickly because babies tend to be much more content on their tummies. My DH and I had our first two during the era of tummy sleep. First I can tell you that SIDS was rare even then. ... (5 replies)
Tummy Sleeping
Feb 7, 2007
... he was a tummy sleeper ONLY. ... (7 replies)

Tummy Sleeping
May 24, 2006
... If he likes sleeping on his tummy and does better, go for it. The actual SIDS rates for a newborn tummy sleeper are not even 1 in 1000. For a back sleeper they are still about 1 in 1500. So, though SIDS is scary, and understandably so, it is extremely rare no matter how the baby sleeps. ... (12 replies)
Tummy Sleeping
Jun 11, 2005
... up blanket, ect, and I don't use any of it. My son has been a tummy sleeper since day one and I have decided to just let him be. He hates being on his back and I'm tired of fighting with him over it. ... (7 replies)
... I agree. There is nothing you can do when this happens. You might also want to keep in mind that the risk of SIDS is not even 1 in 1000 for a newborn tummy sleeper and that up until 1993 all peds advised us to place our babies on their tummies from day one. SIDS was rare even then. ... (9 replies)
... My ds was a terrible sleeper as well until he was about 3 or 4 months old. One night, unbeknownst to me, dh put him to bed on his tummy and he slept for 6 hours straight! ... (10 replies)
Oct 5, 2009
... The actual rates for SIDS are less than 1 in 1000 for a newborn tummy sleeper and still around 1 in 1500 for a back sleeper. ... (8 replies)
... e from the hospital they slept the clock around, waking only for feedings, until they were four and two months old, respectively. However that was in the era of tummy sleep. Babies did sleep "all the time" then for the most part, unless the baby had colic. ... (7 replies)
... unded that she would never sleep for more than an hour at a time all night nor more than 20 minutes at a time for naps. As soon as we started putting her on her tummy we couldn't beleive the difference. She went to three hour naps and six hours straight at night. She was six weeks old at the time. ... (4 replies)
... Most babies do not sleep well flat on their backs. Our first two of three were born during the era of tummy sleep and I can tell you that it was almost unhead of to have a baby less than about four months old who didn't want to sleep almost all of the time. ... (14 replies)
... n their backs. I know it doesn't seem like something that simple would make much difference, but it does. When our first two were born it was during the era of tummy sleep. Babies generally slept the clock around waking only for feedings and going right back to sleep. ... (9 replies)
... I haven't read the other posts so may be repeating, but after having two children in the tummy sleeping era then adopting a newborn after back to sleep we realized that most babies do not sleep well flat on their backs. ... (14 replies)
... She probably also likes lying on your chest because she is lying on her tummy and babies do sleep much better in this position. ... (2 replies)
... You know your baby best, and know what feels right. I personally, let my ds sleep on his stomach from when he was probably about the same age as your ds (I can't remember exactly), for the same reason. He was a terrible sleeper, he never slept more than two hours or so, if we were lucky. Then one night dh put him to bed on his tummy (without telling me), and he slept for... (9 replies)
... I agree with the safety of a pillow. Even two week old babies have been known to roll over. Most babies do not sleep well flat on their backs. Some other options are: Sleeping in the carseat (use the headrest and put it right in the crib) Sleeping in the swing Sleeping in the bouncy Swaddling the baby Co-sleeping Propping the baby on her side Letting the baby sleep... (4 replies)
... I agree that most babies do not like to sleep flat on their backs, especially on firm mattresses. Try tummy sleep. It works very well and I think would probably be safer than the pillow sleeping. ... (7 replies)
Is this bad of me?
Jul 17, 2005
... All three of our babies were tummy sleepers. ... (20 replies)
... my DS is 5 months old as of yesterday and has been an exclusive tummy sleeper since he was about 3 weeks old. ... (7 replies)
Tummy Sleeping
Feb 7, 2007
... raining or infant reflux and I wonder if there is a connection between that and back sleeping. At any rate, the actual rate of SIDS is not even 1 in 1000 on the tummy for a newborn. For a back sleeper it is still around 1 in 1500. ... (7 replies)

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