How long should baby sleep in your room until they are moved to their crib?

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The next day every noise she made I was up checking on her second nigh she was in her own room one wall between us and I always heard her,

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I have never been able to sleep with a baby in the room, so my babies went to their own crib within 5 or 6 weeks. I had a bassinet by my bed before then. I never had my babies in my bed, so it was an easy transition to a crib in their room.

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I had my kids in the bassinet a minimum of 3 months, until the middle of the night feeding stretched out to about 6 hours. Took longer for one than the others, but having them right there for breastfeeding in the middle of the night was less stressful for all of us.

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My 6 year old still sleeps with me. My husband prefers the recliner so plenty of room. My. 2 year old has thankfully been in her bed since 3 months old. One child in bed with me is all I can handle!!

My grandson stays with me every weekend. I let him sleep with me until he was about 2yrs old. At first it was so i could get up and feed him and i would know when he was hungry. Then he started movong too much and i couldn’t get any rest so he started sleeping in his own bed in his room

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Both my kiddos sleuthing in their crib in our room until they were a little over 1. I know it’s a long time but it was mostly for me. I didn’t feel comfortable having them in another room (even with a monitor) before that. It was also a "big deal"day for them for their bdays and they loved it. Running in and exploring everything.

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Pretty much once my daughter srart d rolling over and the bassinet was no longer safe for her to sleep in maybe 4 months at the most

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50+ years ago I kept mine in a bassinet near my bed for 6 weeks, then they went Into their own room in their crib.

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Our babies never slept in our room. They were in their crib in their room the day we brought them home.

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They sleep in your room until you and hubby are once again :grin: proactive then there own room.did this with all nine of mine.but I’m only telling how it is for me…each to there own

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I couldn’t sleep when they were in my room as I woke to every and I mean every noise

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However long you want them to. No special timing. Mine 4yo just left my room and my 2yo is still nursing ams Co sleeping.

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There is no clear cut answer. Follow your gut. My kids have always been in my room until they were old enough to safely sleep elsewhere. Like when I didn’t have to worry about them getting up and getting into things. I literally couldn’t sleep when we attempted to put them in a crib, in another room. Ive had a crib at the end of the bed, playpen beside the bed, bassinet by the bed, and Co slept. Im a very light sleeper, even when they are 5 years old and decide to sneak in, I don’t sleep well lol. If you are a heavy sleeper or must take meds that make you drowsy then you should never co sleep. But if they have their own bed in your room, I don’t see a problem

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With my first child, our pediatrician suggested they sleep in our room (not co sleeping) until 6 months. Our second child came 4 years later and her recommendation changed to keeping them in the room for 1 year.

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I kept mine in a bassinet for probably 3 months and had crib in my room till they stopped nursing. It’s up to you .

Mine slept in bassinet for 3 months,then crib in my room until she was about 2ish,then moved to a 2 bedroom house

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Mine were in their own crib and own room from the moment they came home. But to each their own, whatever works for you.

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As long as you want them to sleep in your room…

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If its not started, you don’t have to worry about the right time.

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