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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"Everybody co-slept. We can't have evolved into a system where co-sleeping is dangerous.