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When is it safe to let my son sleep with a pillow?

DS is 19 months old and still sleeps in his crib.

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Asked by PTA-Mom at 11:41 PM on Oct. 11, 2008 in Kids' Health

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  • my 15 month old and 2 1/2 year old sleep with pillows. old flattened out ones, not new fluffy ones though

    Answer by flutterfae at 11:42 PM on Oct. 11, 2008

  • that's a personal chouce.. but he is old enough now that he would move away from it if he was unable to breathe

    Answer by VictinaG at 11:42 PM on Oct. 11, 2008

  • choice*

    Answer by VictinaG at 11:42 PM on Oct. 11, 2008

  • i started giving my son a pillow at 15 months. an old flattened one though, not a fluffy one.he was in his crib when i started giving it to him.

    Answer by armywife43 at 11:49 PM on Oct. 11, 2008

  • Your choice. If he puts his shoulders and head on it, it's absolutely fine. If it's just his head and neck, you decide if he's ready or not. That's the age some of mine wanted pillows, I gave it to them. Good luck!!

    Answer by shmorris56 at 3:45 AM on Oct. 12, 2008

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