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Travel cot for a 16 month old

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JabberJabber
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Travel cot for a 16 month old

Postby JabberJabber » Wed Jun 30, 2010 2:40 pm

Olver doesn't settle in a real bed when we go to other people's houses, so were thinking about getting a travel cot. Is there any point as he's now 16 months old, or would he only be using it for a short while?

What travel cots or alternatives would you suggest?

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Re: Travel cot for a 16 month old

Postby Kirstyh » Wed Jun 30, 2010 2:53 pm

:idea: Gracie has been in a bed since she was 14 months old but when we go visiting she tends to be in a travel cot and settles no problem in it, she is 28 months.

Think ours is a Graco one but they are all pretty much samey imo :D

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Re: Travel cot for a 16 month old

Postby Shaunie » Wed Jun 30, 2010 2:58 pm

I agree with Kirstyh that they're all pretty much the same. I guess how long you'd use it for all depends on how long it is until you put LO in a proper bed. DS1 slept in a travel cot at my Mum's house until he was just over 2 years but had DS2 not have been around at that time, he may well have been in there until 2.5yrs :wink:

DS2 will prob use it until hes somewhere between 2 & 2.5yrs :)

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Re: Travel cot for a 16 month old

Postby lazylexis » Wed Jun 30, 2010 5:45 pm

We have a little life one. An arc 2 i think.it's so light and packs up small,it's like a little tent.it's bigger than most travel cots.

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Re: Travel cot for a 16 month old

Postby clairelou88 » Wed Jun 30, 2010 6:02 pm

Alister occasionally goes to stay with his gran, she brought a ready bed from argos like this
http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/p ... DY+BED.htm

hes always been in bed with me and from 6months in a cot, but he loves it and sleeps really well! and he can use it as he gets alot oldr which is a bonus.
she puts it inbetween her bed and the wall so he doesnt fall out.

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Re: Travel cot for a 16 month old

Postby Velvetsteph » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:18 pm

Depends if you are thinking of having more kiddies at somepoint or not...

You can borrow ours if you need to ;)

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Re: Travel cot for a 16 month old

Postby ramsons » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:33 pm

Ds used ours at my dads the other week and he's two and a quarter. It really depends how long your ds is. I know Steph has already offered, but you are welcome to borrow ours too.
Otherwise you could try freecycle, they do turn up on there.

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Re: Travel cot for a 16 month old

Postby Frances » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:37 pm

Jas is still using a travel cot at almost 27 months. I'm getting a bit worried that she's able to rock it when she's in a rage though

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Re: Travel cot for a 16 month old

Postby Annette » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:56 pm

We have just sold ours as Ben is in a bed now and we have an inflatable ready bed that both Charlotte and Ben are happy to use - like this http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/p ... 0%3Bs+beds

They are expensive but we picked up a second hand one at a boot fair for just few ££s


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