My 18-month-old toddler
wakes up twice per night to nurse. We sleep together, and we
like it this way.
Many of my family and friends express sheer
horror at learning of our situation, though, and my mother
swears I will live to regret it. Will I? Am I doing something
for Successful Family Beds
Sharing your bed with your children
is by no means a new idea. In fact, most families worldwide
sleep with their children. And if you’re one of the
families whose young children sleep with you through choice,
habit or when they are sick, there are things you can do
to make your family bed a successful arrangement for everyone.
expecting our first baby soon and thinking about using a
We’ve done a lot of research on the “whys” --
and there’s lots of information out there. But what
about the practical tips? How do we set things up?
a Family Bed - Co Sleeping
Western culture, it’s widely taught to “sleep teach” your
children by placing them in a separate bed and even a separate
room, so that they’ll learn to sleep on their own.
For Safe Cosleeping
The safety of bringing a baby into an adult bed has been the subject
of much debate in modern society, especially recently.
10 Uses For a Crib (other than sleeping!)
Whether you’ve bought a crib, asked
for one or received one as a gift, you may one day step back
from it and realize
that this expensive hunk of wood or metal has served as anything
but a crib.
and the Media
New York Times recently took the opportunity to provide us with
some great news from a new study: Cosleeping in the US has doubled
since 1993 --- But, while the NIH report was neutral in nature,
the Times just couldn't bring themselves to show us what good
news this statistic could be.
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