Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

My daughter hates her crib....

I think its the hard mattress. She is about to be 9mo and is waking up a lot. If I lay her any were but her crib she sleep just fine. HELP

Answer Question

Asked by Liz003 at 12:15 AM on Jul. 21, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

Level 6 (142 Credits)
Answers (9)
  • I don't think any baby likes their crib....Has she been sleeping in it for a while? Has she just recently started waking up in it?

    Answer by CAGirl4 at 12:16 AM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • my oldest hated her crib. i got her a toddler bed at 8 months, she slept in it fine, just had a barrier up so she couldnt fall out of bed. my youngest loves hers though! she will play in there till she needs a diaper after her nap.

    Answer by cassie_m at 12:17 AM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • Try another mattress? Or, co-sleep?

    Answer by MDT09 at 12:18 AM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • Has she been sleeping in her crib all night every night since day one? if you let her sleep with you, than that's the problem right there.

    Answer by truthteller0722 at 12:18 AM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • My second child never slept in her crib EVER! It used to drive me crazy, but now she's 4 and I miss that

    Answer by Rachel24517 at 12:20 AM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • She was sleeping in a bassinet but she is to big and she sits up. I thought about buying another mattress but they all seem to be the same plastic cover and hard. I co sleep around 5 am because I just cant any more.

    Comment by Liz003 (original poster) at 12:22 AM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • Would you want to sleep in it? We cosleep. I have a crib sidecarred for additional room but we breastfeed so my 10m baby sleeps in me armpit at chest level.

    Answer by amileegirl at 12:42 AM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • no I would not want to sleep on that mattress........ Poor baby

    Comment by Liz003 (original poster) at 1:43 AM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • OK I got a better mattress and no luck its been a week of hardly no sleep. I am thinking about putting her back in the play-pin to sleep she seems way happier there.

    Comment by Liz003 (original poster) at 5:15 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.