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Am I a bad Mommy if...

I let my 11 month old daughter play in her crib until she falls asleep. I just fed her and I know she's sleepy. I need to get her to start falling asleep on her own. She's not crying or anything, but I feel like I'm neglecting her. Is it okay if I put her in her crib like that?

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Asked by Anonymous at 5:47 PM on Jan. 13, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • sounds find to me sweetie!

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:49 PM on Jan. 13, 2010

  • She sin't crying or, your good.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 5:49 PM on Jan. 13, 2010

  • yes it's fine and a good thing to let her learn to get herself to sleep

    Answer by missanc at 5:49 PM on Jan. 13, 2010

  • I think it is fine.

    Answer by midnightmoma at 5:51 PM on Jan. 13, 2010

  • she needs to learn how, or she will b dependent on you putting her to sleep

    Answer by liltexchick at 5:56 PM on Jan. 13, 2010

  • It's fine :)

    Answer by SandraB383 at 5:56 PM on Jan. 13, 2010

  • You're doing the right thing. They need to be able to fall asleep on their own. My oldest WANTED to be left in her crib or playpen before her nap to have "alone time"!!! I used to think it was funny...she'd watch me walk out of the room and then she'd play for awhile...then I could hear on the monitor when she'd put her "plug" in and snuggle in to sleep!!! I miss that SOOO much...enjoy every minute of it!

    Answer by TimandMely4ever at 5:57 PM on Jan. 13, 2010

  • Yes I did that wit my son. Now that he is 3 he get up and go 2 bed on his own well sometime

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:58 PM on Jan. 13, 2010


    Answer by gdiamante at 6:07 PM on Jan. 13, 2010

  • that sounds perfect to me. I put my 3 month old in his crib at night after he wakes up and he falls asleep after a while by himself. it works if it works!!

    Answer by Jessie1689 at 7:38 PM on Jan. 13, 2010

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