co-sleeping

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co-sleeping

Bed-sharing Pediatrics The sleeping of an infant or child in a parent's bed Pros Intimate contact with parent during critical formative period of infancy Cons Risk of death–±60 occur/yr in the US–due to suffocation, strangulation in bed clothing, or overlying. See Overlying.
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01 (ANI): Turns out, mothers who co-sleep with infants beyond six months may feel more depressed and judged by others.
Some research supports differences in infants sleep when infants co-sleep and breastfeed--in that these sleep practices are associated with more time in lighter sleep states due to frequency of feeding, but that total sleep time for infants is similar across infants co-sleeping and infants who settle themselves to sleep (Middlemiss, Yaure, & Huey, 2014).
Studies have proven that babies who co-sleep startle and cry less than those who sleep in a separate room from their parents.
Parents choose to co-sleep reporting they feel closer to the child.
The infant's sleeping location, in particular whether or not they co-sleep with their parents, is associated with night waking.
Yet she is tireless in her attack on people who co-sleep, nurse, limit TV watching, and focus too much attention on their kids.
Parents reported that their son's sleep difficulties had caused considerable distress for them both, particularly when they began allowing their son to co-sleep with them.
But the issue they aim to tackle isn't resolved by a box - and parents may still put their child to sleep on their front or they'll co-sleep and not use the box anyway.
This meant holidays would always screw up his sleep patterns since we would inevitably co-sleep in hotel rooms or he would suffer from jetlag.
Some older children who co-sleep have difficulty transitioning to their own bed and will demand to sleep with the parents well past puberty.
Luckily, the types of disturbances most often seen in those who co-sleep are relatively minor, says Dr Carney, such as brief wake-ups and poorer quality of sleep.