Bedsharing? No, Thanks. My Bed is Full.

Some parents, particularly the attachment parent, are really into bedsharing.  I’m not going to write a treatise on whether or not bedsharing is unsafe or not.  It comes down to this: there are parents who agree with the American Academy of Pediatrics’ recommendation to avoid co-sleeping with baby in your bed due to increased SIDS risk, and there are those who support the practice as promoting bonding and actually reducing SIDS risk.  It’s up to you as the parent to decide where your baby will sleep. [Read more…]