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Crib jumper.
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Last night my son figured out how to climb out of his crib. Wasn't prepared for this one at all. Any tips or advice on how to get a resistant 18 month old to sleep in an open bed? Thanks ladies.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jill Fender Feb 28, 2011.


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Jill Fender replied to Kathryn's discussion Crib jumper.
"kids need a reason(aka bribe) to do something without resistance. He may be a little young for special outings or ice cream, but there is probably something he really likes that you could bribe him with, a big boy bed or stuffed animal. Little…"
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"I agree with Stacy. My son just turned two and hasn't yet gotten out of his crib. We also have a convertable crib but were considering getting him either a toddler bed or a twin when we feel he needs one, however, the more we talked about it…"
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Kathryn replied to Kathryn's discussion Crib jumper.
"I am happy to report that after two hours of quiet room time my son passed out on his floor and was easily moved into his bed for the remainder of nap time. "
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Kathryn replied to Kathryn's discussion Crib jumper.
"He works himself into an outright fit.  Kicking screaming.  Last night he cried for about an hour and we ended up turning the open face of the crib against the wall (sides and back of his bed are higher) with the hopes of a plan of attack…"
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