Tag: co-sleep

room sharing for the first year

Room Sharing for the First Year: Is it Right for You?

Room Sharing for the First Year: Is it Right for You? The current American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends to “room share for the first 6-months, or ideally, the first year.” Not the most straight forward instruction, right? I want to give you clarity. I cannot tell you how strongly I feel about finding a…

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My 15-Month-Old Needs Me to Lie Down in His Bed — Help!

Hi! I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady, and in this video I’m going to answer an anonymous mom’s email about her 15-month-old who needs her to lie down in his bed to fall asleep. “My 15-month only goes to sleep with his arms around me. I’ve tried The Shuffle for 3 weeks now, but when…

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Psst – Do You Co-sleep With Your Baby? Reduce Risks With These Tips

This article originally appeared on US News and World Report, February 14, 2017. When it comes to infant sleep practices, perhaps no topic is more debated than whether parents should co-sleep, or share their bed with their infant. Concerns about the risk of suffocation and sudden infant death syndrome prompt health care professionals to warn…

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