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When to stop using the moses basket

TAMSTAMS
posted 1 decade 1 month ago
When do you stop using a moses basket?

Cassie's doing good photo to follow


dianemumto3dianemumto3
posted 1 decade 1 month ago
Hi, with the twins i stopped at around 4-6 months as they were tiny and took longer to grow out of it, but with my little boy he was 3 months. I think it depends on the child really xx

TAMSTAMS
posted 1 decade 1 month ago
Cassie on nana's shoulder

mum2popsnjakmum2popsnjak
posted 1 decade 1 month ago
Aww Tams, you have a real beauty there! Jake has a crib that he has been in since he was born, it was mine when i was a tiny baby and mum gave it to me when i had Lolly so both mine have slept in it too. He is 6 1/2mths now and we are hust about to move him into a cot in his sisters room. He does still sleep in a moses basket when we go and visit my mum overnight though. I think he is a bit exceptional though as he is still small. The average is about 3-4mths i think? Xx

soupsoup
posted 1 decade 1 month ago
i think its when they start pulling themselves up using the sides

i never used one

kristagkristag
posted 1 decade 1 month ago
I used one for Jas for about 2 months then put her into her cot in her own room. She settled well into the cot. For me, I would use a cot immediately but I like to have a newborn with me in my room for a while so a moses basket is handy for jumping up in the night and taking a small crying person downstairs so your other half can have a good sleep (and vice-versa!) Thumbs Up

I've bought a moses basket for bump and the cot isn't far behind Smile

gypseygypsey
posted 1 decade 1 month ago
mason is ready to go in his cot when oh finishes puttin it up,,but other three were in cots by time they were mth old.it is down to the individual child

ZionsRodeVosZionsRodeVos
posted 1 decade 1 month ago
Do you make these moses baskets yourselves or are they something you buy? Correct me if I am wrong but I am guessing it is a real basket with a handle of some sort on it.

We bought a basket before our first child was born and my wife put some cushion stuff on it and then yellow cloth on it to make it nice and comfy for our baby, but I don't remember her using it much if ever. She simply put Willem in bed with us. It had 2 handles one on each side that were just right for hands. Would that be similar to a moses basket?

candgsmumcandgsmum
posted 1 decade 1 month ago

ZionsRodeVos said:
Do you make these moses baskets yourselves or are they something you buy? Correct me if I am wrong but I am guessing it is a real basket with a handle of some sort on it.

We bought a basket before our first child was born and my wife put some cushion stuff on it and then yellow cloth on it to make it nice and comfy for our baby, but I don't remember her using it much if ever. She simply put Willem in bed with us. It had 2 handles one on each side that were just right for hands. Would that be similar to a moses basket?


Robert, I think in the US they are called bassinets, if that helps Smile They are a wicka basket with handles.

Charlotte was 3 months when she was moved into her own room because she was sleeping through. George was about 4 months, as he hated the moses basket.

daisy33daisy33
posted 1 decade 1 month ago
Probably about 4 months.

When they can start to sit up really, you may get almost 6 months out of it, but Harrison was a big boy so no longer fit in it

xxx

soupsoup
posted 1 decade 1 month ago

candgsmum said:

ZionsRodeVos said:
Do you make these moses baskets yourselves or are they something you buy? Correct me if I am wrong but I am guessing it is a real basket with a handle of some sort on it.

We bought a basket before our first child was born and my wife put some cushion stuff on it and then yellow cloth on it to make it nice and comfy for our baby, but I don't remember her using it much if ever. She simply put Willem in bed with us. It had 2 handles one on each side that were just right for hands. Would that be similar to a moses basket?


Robert, I think in the US they are called bassinets, if that helps Smile They are a wicka basket with handles.

Charlotte was 3 months when she was moved into her own room because she was sleeping through. George was about 4 months, as he hated the moses basket.



jo-jojo-jo
posted 1 decade 1 month ago
LOL we also call it a bassinet over here but some people(like my mum) still call them moses baskets.
Vic was in his untill he was 4 months old i think Sam will be in it longer as he is so tiny and my bassinet is quite large.My mum kept it from when she had us kids and its still brand new (i love it).
I guess it depends on when your LO starts moving around alot more or getting a bit unsettled at night.I found that once Vic went into his cot he slept alot better. Shrug

ZionsRodeVosZionsRodeVos
posted 1 decade 1 month ago

soup said:

candgsmum said:

ZionsRodeVos said:
Do you make these moses baskets yourselves or are they something you buy? Correct me if I am wrong but I am guessing it is a real basket with a handle of some sort on it.

We bought a basket before our first child was born and my wife put some cushion stuff on it and then yellow cloth on it to make it nice and comfy for our baby, but I don't remember her using it much if ever. She simply put Willem in bed with us. It had 2 handles one on each side that were just right for hands. Would that be similar to a moses basket?


Robert, I think in the US they are called bassinets, if that helps Smile They are a wicka basket with handles.

Charlotte was 3 months when she was moved into her own room because she was sleeping through. George was about 4 months, as he hated the moses basket.




Thanks for helping me out. I think we had a bassinet for Willem also but I don't know if it ever got used. For some reason I did not make the connection between moses basket and bassinet.

AlexAlex Moderator
posted 1 decade 1 month ago
Cassie is Beautiful Love Baby

I never had a moses basket but my friend says you just know when it is time for them to come out of it. She also said that she put the moses basket in the cot for a few nights before taking any of her kids out of it so that they were used to the bars!!!

babyboosbabyboos
posted 1 decade 1 month ago
we used ours to almost 9 months for daytime naps and overnight stays at relatives

etroytwetroytw
posted 1 decade 1 month ago
Wezley was in his moses basket until he was about 5 months, he wasn't so long so we could get away with it, and he didn't have his own room until he was that age. Charlotte however was a very big and long baby and as she slept through the night, she went into her cot in her brother's room at 7weeks old. So i think it all depends on circumstances and how well things are going. Its all down to you, i know a lot of families that dont even use the moses basket, but maybe they have more room in their own bedroom. I'm sure whatever you feel comfortable with will work well for you. Very Happy

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