1 month old baby not sleeping on cot

Hello mummies. May I ask if it’s alright for my 1 month plus old baby sleeps on me every night? Or should I start training her to sleep on her cot? I tried AGAIN last night! She will fuss and cry each time I put her in her own cot after fallen asleep! I’ve also tried putting her when she’s half asleep but failed! Should I continue to let her sleep on me till 3 months or I should start now? I know it’s still 4th trimester but I’m worried that if she’s used to sleeping on me then it will be harder in the future. Any mummies experienced the same thing? I would like you to advice me on this. Thank you in advance

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Super Mum

Can you try a bedside cot that's attached to the bed? Sleeping on top of you while you're sleeping could be dangerous since you don't know if baby is able to breathe properly, and baby don't have the strength to change position. Cosleeping is a controversial subject but even people who are pro cosleeping wouldn't recommend baby sleeping on top of mummy. Try to make sure baby is already deeply asleep, hold baby for at least 10 minutes then very gently and slowly put her down. Keep your body close to hers when you're lowering her down to the cot

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2y ago

Yes I’m using the bedside cot and yes I’ve tried all the methods you’ve mentioned but it doesn’t seems to work! She will get up 10 mins after that! 😰. One night I kept trying until 2am I couldn’t take it anymore so I just carry her while we both fall asleep together

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My baby has slpt w me for 6m, since d day he was discharged. I wld say it ll b nice if they can slp in the cot so u can rest well. But I direct latch so it’s easier to have him next to me. Also, co slpg means u catch many beautiful moments like them smiling or reaching out to hug u. I wld like to st him but not too young. They deserve to be close to us. My opinion :)

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2y ago

Sometimes she even giggled***

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I had the same dilemma - baby did not sleep in cot for long; she will always wake up after just a few minutes after being laid there after falling asleep. From 1 month, she already co-sleeps with us on the bed.

My baby starts sleeping with me on the same bed from 1 month. She is 19 months now and still sleeping with me. Hard to get her to sleep on her own but it's ok. Enjoy the company.

2y ago

Wondering, does baby sttn? Will she get disturbed when u toss n turn?

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my baby sleep with me after about 1.5m