To co-sleep or not to co-sleep, that is the question. Find out what worked for these mums and their families. From the occasional night, to every single night, there are lots of ways to co-sleep. Discover the pros and the cons and decide whether it’s right for you.
Sleeping in the same room as a baby? Past 6 months? Are you freaking kidding?! Nah, actually. Here’s what we do as a family – firmly with our rods on our backs. Enjoy. J&C xx
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Need your own space or share a bed with your babies? Watch mums debate this often controversial topic.
What is Co-sleeping?
Co-sleeping is sharing a bed with your baby or child for some or part of the night. It often starts after feeding your baby nightime feeds and some families ...
Kirsty talks about how she co-slept safely with her twins.
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My mum and I have a little chat about our very different experiences of co-sleeping.
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These guidelines cover the baby’s first year of life and cover co-sleeping on a bed or in unintentional situations like in a chair. They are in place to help inform parents against the risk of SIDS (cot death). It is important for you to know that there are some circumstances in which sharing a bed with a baby can be very dangerous.
*The risk of cot death is likely to be greater when you, or your partner, smoke
*The risk of cot death is higher when the care giver has recently consumed alcohol consumption or taken drugs
*The risk of cot death is higher in low birth weight or premature infants
Co-sleeping is something a lot of mums are interested in because it can often mean you get a better night’s sleep, it helps you bond with your baby and is easier to feed. Sleeping with your baby in your bed is a big decision though and one that can sometimes divide opinion. There are pros and cons to co-sleeping and it’s something that mums have a lot of experience in. The videos on this page bring together their advice and opinions on how to co-sleep safely, what you might want to consider and whether co-sleeping is right for you and your family. If you are worried about whether you should co-sleep do come and chat with the Channel Mum Sleep Expert Maggie in our Support Group. You can find out more about Safe Sleeping and screen grab our factsheet here.