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8 month old laying on his stomach

I have 8 1/2 month old twin boys.
they like sleeping on their stomach... they have those sleeping guard thingys, but ty can roll out of his and he is always sleepin on his stomach/side
should i be worried about it?

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ElsaSalsaaa

Asked by ElsaSalsaaa at 12:35 PM on Jun. 1, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • my son start doing this when he was 4 months 1/2. i dont think it should be a problem
    Imane1215

    Answer by Imane1215 at 12:37 PM on Jun. 1, 2010

  • As long as they can roll over on thier own, they should be fine.
    kimberlyinberea

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 12:38 PM on Jun. 1, 2010

  • As long as they can hold their head up I wouldn't worry about it.
    Tiffany237

    Answer by Tiffany237 at 12:39 PM on Jun. 1, 2010

  • My son has sletp on his tummy since 4 months old every night. He rolls there. lol. I cant stop him. I wouldnt worry.
    carsonsmommytam

    Answer by carsonsmommytam at 12:39 PM on Jun. 1, 2010

  • Take those sleeping guards out and let them roll around into any position they want.
    maggiemom2000

    Answer by maggiemom2000 at 1:30 PM on Jun. 1, 2010

  • I agree with removing the sleep barriers and letting them roll over onto their bellies. SIDS is a risk when they can't escape blankets. As long as you only have a light blanket in the bed they should be safe, its rare for a baby to die of SIDS at this age.
    matthewscandi

    Answer by matthewscandi at 2:19 PM on Jun. 1, 2010

  • You're fine. They are long past the big SIDS risk.
    MamaZoya

    Answer by MamaZoya at 2:47 PM on Jun. 1, 2010

  • My alost 7 month old LOVES sleeping on his tummy. It's the only way he'll sleep. he's been sleeping that way since he was about 4 months old. Doc told me that if he can roll over and hold his head up, he's fine. Just make sure there is NOTHING in the crib but a light blanket.
    LorisChar

    Answer by LorisChar at 3:24 PM on Jun. 1, 2010

  • thanks everyone!
    ElsaSalsaaa

    Answer by ElsaSalsaaa at 9:07 PM on Jun. 1, 2010

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