*Make sure you have removed all breathable bumpers, stuffed animals (except for a small, safe transitional object or lovie) and/or anything else that your little one could use to catapult himself up and over the crib rail.
*Lower the crib mattress as low as it will go. Some cribs allow you to safely lower it all the way to the floor.
*If the back of your child's crib is higher than the front you can consider turning the crib around.
*Try using a sleep sack so that your little one cannot lift his leg high enough to get leverage.
*If you see your child attempting to climb out of his crib simply (but firmly) say "no climbing". You do not want your little one to think climbing out of his crib is fun or a game.
*If your child continues to try to climb out of his crib even after trying the above, then you may need to consider transitioning your little one to a bed. If you make the transition, just make sure that you adequately safety proof your little one's room and any surrounding rooms, so that if your little one wanders around in the middle of the night he does not get hurt.
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