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So is the consensus generally that this is OK? I mean, it seems OK to me, but I'm wondering if there's something I haven't thought of.

Someone on another board on a completely different topic pointed out that it's really about a person's risk tolerance. If you think it's unlikely to be an issue and are comfortable taking the risk, that's all that matters.

Far as I'm concerned, you're a good mother because you're considering the ramifications of your choice. Whether others agree with your choice is irrelevant. You're not entering the decision lightly, you love this child more than anyone who might second guess you, and you're the one who has to live with the results of your decision.

To look at the choice from another side, what would you do if you did have a fire at night where the baby was sleeping? Would you beat yourself up over what the child was wearing?

And though I've already said my opinion doesn't matter, I think working fire alarms (and carbon monoxide detectors), multiple access points into a room, and a predefined plan are all more critical in the event of a fire.
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