Asked by: Makiko Coccia
asked in category: General Last Updated: 1st January, 2020

When can I give my baby a comforter?

A safe-sleep comforter can be used from 7 months as a transition tool for helping your baby get to sleep*, and as an accompaniment for sleep in the cot from 12 months**. *Safe-sleep practices advise that the comforter is removed from child's sleep environment once they are asleep.

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In this regard, when should I introduce a comforter to my baby?

If you would like your baby to become attached to a particular comforter from babyhood through the their toddler years, between 7-10 months is the best time to introduce your comforter. Comforters make great newborn gifts, and quality comforters are safe for your baby to hug, play and chew from birth when awake.

One may also ask, when can baby sleep with a toy? 12 months

Considering this, how do I introduce my 1 year old to a comforter?

Introducing a Comforter:

  1. Start by putting the comforter between you and your baby during feeding.
  2. Pop the comforter up your top for a few hours or overnight, to get your scent onto it.
  3. If your baby has been swaddled, you can start leaving one arm out of the swaddle and put the comforter in reach.

What age can a baby sleep with a teddy?

Gemma Caton. It's best not to have any soft toys in your baby's cot until she's a year old. This ensures that her cot is a safe, clear place to sleep and reduces the risk of suffocation or accidents. Once your baby is a year old, you can let her sleep with a soft toy or comforter.

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