Should Babies Co-Sleep With Their Parents? : 13.7: Cosmos And Culture : NPR

Applied anthropology teaches us, then, that with an aware, motivated, and engaged adult as part of the pair, bed-sharing may be quite safe. Flat recommendations on where infants should sleep are far less helpful to new parents — and their children — than are careful contextual analyses of this sort.

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This is a good balanced perspective on this often contentious issue. Accidental infant death is horrific but knee jerk reactions aren’t helpful.

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