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cosleeping with multiple children

Cosleeping with Multiple Children: The Family Bed

Cosleeping with Multiple Children: The Family Bed A family bed — a fancy name for instances when parents are cosleeping with multiple children in a ‘family’ bed — is quite common. Although not many families talk about it, they do need to consider what happens when another baby is introduced into a family bed. You…

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Safe Cosleeping: Creating a Safe Environment for your Baby

Safe Cosleeping: Creating a Safe Environment for your Baby How you choose to sleep is personal, and if you choose to co-sleep, there are a few things you need to know in order to be safe and secure. Parents need to ask themselves a few questions before they make the decision to co-sleep, even if…

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Cosleeping and Sleeping Through the Night — Is It Possible?

Cosleeping and Sleeping Through the Night — Is It Possible? “We have been co-sleeping with our 8-month old son for some time now. We did try CIO originally but stopped because we were so uncomfortable with it, and since then we’ve been sharing a bed. The positive outcome of CIO was that he can now…

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Co-Sleeping and Room Sharing – Tips for Sleeping Safely

Co-Sleeping and Room Sharing – Tips for Sleeping Safely The term “co-sleeping” is often used alongside “room sharing”. While having your child rooming with you for the first six to 12 months is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), sleeping with a baby in your bed is another story. The confusion and controversy…

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5 Questions To Ask Your Partner About Co-sleeping

What should you do if you and your partner don’t agree on how to sleep train your baby? For example, you want to co-sleep with your baby and he wants the baby to sleep in a separate nursery. Or maybe he believes in letting your baby cry it out but you have been reading about…

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How Can I Gently End Co-Sleeping With My Toddler?

Hi, Kim West, The Sleep Lady and in this vlog, I am going to answer Cristina’s question: “Please help. My son is a year and a half and he’s co-sleeping with me. He doesn’t want to sleep in his crib. He wakes up in the middle of the night. I’ve tried everything. I’ve shortened his…

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Is My Toddler Jealous That My Baby is Co-Sleeping With Us?

Would you like me to answer your co-sleeping questions in my next video? If so, scroll down and submit your question in the comment section below. I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog! Hi, I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady and in this video blog, I’m…

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Naps for Cosleepers — Teaching Your Baby to Nap Independently

Naps for Cosleepers — Teaching Your Baby to Nap Independently New moms are usually told to try and sleep when baby sleeps. This works out well if you are co-sleeping, as your baby sleeps in your bed with you, making it convenient for both mom and baby to sleep at the same time. But what…

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