Parenting

Cosleeping and Biological Imperatives: Why Human Babies Do Not and Should Not Sleep Alone

Where a baby sleeps is not as simple as current medical discourse and recommendations against co-sleeping in some western societies want it to be. And there is good reason why. I write here to explain why the pediatric recommendations on forms of co-sleeping such as bedsharing will and should remain mixed. I will also address why the majority of new parents practice intermittent bedsharing despite governmental and medical warnings against it.

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