Do you let your baby sleep with you?

Ashley - posted on 08/09/2010 ( 214 moms have responded )

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My boyfriend leaves kinda early for work, and when he does, he wakes my daughter up(almost 3 moths old) and when he leaves I bring her in bed with me and snuggle with her and go back to bed. Is this ok? My boyfriend dosent like how I do it, he's worried that Im going to roll over on her or something. I know I wont because every little move or sound she makes I wake up. He's also worried that she's going to get into the habit of wanting to sleep in our bed. But i don't think I should worry if I only do it in the morning, should I?

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Terra - posted on 08/09/2010

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I slept with my daughter until she was 2 (she is 4 and sleeps just fine in her own bed now by the way) and my 8 month old son has slept in out bed since day one. I love it and wouldn't have it any other way.

You should look into getting an arms reach co-sleeper. It is something you can attach to the side of your bed for the baby to sleep in so they are close enough to touch but aren't actually in your bed. It is really easy to bring them into bed with your to nurse or snuggle but you also have the "safety net" in knowing that they have their own space and are safe from rolling off the bed. If you boyfriend realizes that you are taking every precaution to bed share safely then maybe he'll be more comfortable with it.

Trying googling "Family Bed" for some great and encouraging co-sleeping information. It is NOT dangerous when done safely and is actually practiced as normal in more countries then not around the world.

Brandy - posted on 08/09/2010

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With my daughter, I would put her down in her crib (which was in our room) at the beginning of the night, then when she woke up to feed, she would go in our bed after she finished. We did this until she was 6 months old, then moved her crib to her own room and she would still wake up at about 4 am for a feeding and then come to our bed. When she was 9 months old, she started sleeping through the night and stayed in her own room. When she was 13 months, we moved to a new house and she started getting her 1 year molars and eye teeth. She had a hard time with the teething, wasn't used to her new room and was up and in pain alot in the night. I was pregnant and fatigued as it was, so I started sleeping with her in the bed again. She finished her teething after a few months and moved back into her own room without problem or using the "cry it out" method before our son came. Our son is 6 months old and still sleeps in our bed most of the time and I don't see a problem with it.

P.S. More crib sleeping babies die of SIDS than bedshare babies. Why do you think it's nicknamed 'crib death'. If it makes you uncomfortable or nervous or you are on medication that changes your sleeping patterns, don't do it but otherwise, I don't see the problem.

Kelsey - posted on 08/17/2010

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I've co-slept with my Daughter from the get go. 1 year later and I still have my daughter. I think people who completely hate on co-sleeping don't have ALL the real facts about it, they are basing their opinions on what they read and what they are told to do, sheep. I've fought with my DR and a few public health nurses over co-sleeping and that fact is: a) I'm not overweight b) I dont drink or take drugs/meds that would make me hazardous to my baby c) I'm right there to make sure there is nothing that could harm her. I've also taken the steps to unsure that her father can't roll on to her but getting a double bed just for my daughter and I to share, which is in her room so when she is able to sleep in her bed alone it will be a smoother transition for her.

I truly believe that my daughter is safer with me beside her that any where else. PLUS I get more sleep then any non-cosleeping mother I know! That is a fact.

Tyrae - posted on 08/11/2010

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Co-sleeping is something that has been happening for centuries between parents and their babies. Only in the last 100-150 years has this changed. Just like the western civilization thought that breast feeding was horrible they made out co-sleeping to be a horrible thing to do too. It's natural, it not only allows for your baby and you to get a better sleep, especially if you are b/fing because you can both partially wake up do it and fall back asleep, but you can keep a close eye on your lil one and they get a great sleep from the sound of your heart beat. If you are extremely worried about rolling over on your baby or your partner doing that, they do have little mini beds that you can put your baby in between your pillows that has sides on it that creates a barrier around the baby and lets them still be within arms reach if anything happens.

Kimberly - posted on 08/10/2010

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your body has a natural awareness of your surroundings while you sleep. That's how you can move around without falling off the bed. So unless you are drunk, drugged, extremely overly exhuasted, or extremely overweight you are not going to roll over onto your baby. Children don't completely aquire this until they are older so it is dangerous for younger children to sleep with an infant. My baby is 10 months and co-slept with me until he was 7 months and I had no problem transitioning him to his crib. I still put him in bed with me when my husband gone once in a while and there is still no problem with him sleeping in his crib. There is nothing wrong with having them in the bed with you while they are little as long as you are comfortable with it. It was a wonderful experience for me and made nursing in the early months much easier though the night.

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Mikala - posted on 04/06/2013

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My boyfriend leaves kinda early for work, and when he does, he wakes my daughter up almost 3 months old and when he leaves i bring her in bed with me and snuggle with her and go back to bed. Is this ok? My boyfriend dosen't like how i do it he's worried that I'm going to roll over on her or something. I know I won't because every little move or sound she makes I wake up he's also worried that she's going to get into the habit of wanting to sleep in our bed. But I don't think I should worry if I only do it in the morning, should I?

Carol - posted on 07/14/2011

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yes i believe you should worry. my 19 yr old never slept in her crib since the first sleep in my bed. now, i have a 15 month old son and i am going through the same thing. he was sick so, i started putting him in the bed, big mistake.... now, i put him in the crib and he wakes up shortly after. they get used to your smell, your warmth and they feel safe. i started getting him used to a teddy bear, i only left it in the crib for bed time and made a point to let him know that his teddy loves him.. i was having a hard time getting him in the sleep routine. honostly it worked at first.. until, like i said, he got sick.. now, he dont pay any attention to his teddy anymore. i shouldve just left him in the crib and rode out "the teddy". hed probably be sleeping by now.

User - posted on 07/13/2011

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My son slept in bed with us for the first 2-3 months,we started putting him in his bassinet after that. I still lay him on me while we sleep in bed when my fiance gets up in the morning. He still sleeps in his bed just fine.

Eboni - posted on 07/13/2011

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I do let my baby sleep with me because its' more convinient for me when he wakes up, I wouldn't have to get up. Also, I'll be able to hear him, even tho I'm a light sleeper, he doesn't make much noise when he wakes up {sometimes}. When he's near me i can feel him and hear him. And i like my baby close to me, feels wonderful. However, I am trying to break that habit because the baby will get used to sleeping with you, and will never want to sleep on it's own which can cause alot of stress for you in the long run. It can become very frustrating. The baby knows the difference between his/her bed than yours. Soo... I think that you should break the habit. Just rock her back to sleep and put her back in her bed =) That way she'll become independent and won't be spoiled

Melissa - posted on 07/12/2011

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I only co-slept with my son in the hospital, lets just say the nurses never checked on me with him, with my daughter they did regular checks so they wouldn't let you. However, when i got home with my son, i never did but his crib lined up right beside my bed. Now my son is 5 1/2 and will not stay out of my bed and i don't sleep good at night and either does he. I wish he would stay in his bed all night. On nights i have been able to get my son to sleep in his own bed i wouldn't be able to sleep with my daughter for fear i would role on her and for that reason i would not sleep good.

Tiffany - posted on 07/09/2011

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I do the same thing with my 2 month old. I wouldn't worry too much about rolling over on her because I don't know about you but if my son moves the least little bit or makes the slightest noise I'm wide awake.

Janeta - posted on 07/08/2011

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The only time I let my daughter sleep with me was one nap it was our routine and our snuggling bonding time! We always slept on the couch never in my bed so she didnt develop the habit of coming and crawling in bed with mommy and daddy all the time! It just depends on the parent and the family! If it works for you I see nothing wrong with it.

Megan - posted on 07/08/2011

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My son slept by himself the first month, because he was so fragile, I thought he would/could break. I'm not sure how it started, but he started sleeping with us. It was more me than him. He is such a snuggler and so am I. I loved having him next to me, because I knew he was safe. My snuggler turned into a wiggle worm, and he became impossible to sleep with! I didn't have problems with the transition period. He sleeps by himself every night now..and we both sleep better.

Tara - posted on 07/07/2011

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I had my son sleep with me in a bed without my husband for the first 3 months than easily transitioned him to his crib and it was so nice for both of us to get good sleep and he had plenty of room between us and I was always very aware of him. I just had my second child and am doing the same thing. Co-sleeping may not be for every one but it works great for our family...

Brianna - posted on 07/07/2011

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first why does ur bf wake ur 3 month old daughter in the moring? i would kill my hubby if he woke my lil one up in the morning lol. when my daughter was that little when she woke up and my hubby was gone i would bring her to bed with me and co sleep for a lil while.. i new i wasnt in a deep sleep and it was so enjoyable lol

Heather - posted on 07/06/2011

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I do it with my son who is 5 months and have done so since 2 months. I dont do it all the time bc I hear that it will lead to bad habbits such as the child always coming and getting in the bed with the parents when they get older, but other than that I dont personally see a problem with it. It is however recommended not to do it bc it could be dangerous for the child.

Monica - posted on 07/06/2011

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we have 4 children ranging in age from 2 mths to 6 years. they have all slept in our bed with us as babies. i am a light sleeper so i hear every little noise and feel every movement. if i was a deep sleeper, i would not do co-sleeping. we prop up a pillow between baby and hubby though for fear of him rolling.

Jessica - posted on 09/17/2010

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My 6 week old son has slept in the bed with me every night since he was born (even in the hospital!) We've never had any kind of dangerous scare what-so-ever, thank God. But I do believe with one of the other moms that we have a natural instinct of lightly sleeping so that we know how our little ones are doing throughout the night. Also, I allow our son to sleep with us because I feel that our culture is the only one who instantly separates a newborn child from their mother and places them in another room or crib (even the first couple of nights in the nursery at the hospital!). After all, I did carry him for 9 months and I'm not ready to separate him from me!!

Donna - posted on 09/16/2010

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be careful, i do the same thing and there was onr morning where i was so out of it that my daughter crawled herself right out of the bed.

Sarah - posted on 09/16/2010

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whatever works for you...do! As long as she is safe and you are both getting sleep...do what you want. Just know that if she keeps sleeping with you she is not going to want to stop when she gets older. :)

Jaime - posted on 09/16/2010

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i brestfed for the first 5 weeks so having my son sleep with me and being right beside me was so much easier than getting up and walking ot the crib to get him out after having a c-section and my son being 10lds and 4oz the doc. told me that i only really needed to be picking him up and only to pick him up when i had noone else to hand him to me. so feeling helpless i let him sleep with me so i only had to pick him up a little bit to put him on my chest as he eat i sleep..

Leeanne - posted on 09/15/2010

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i disagree totally i once fell asleep while feeding out LO in our bed and it scared me of what could of happened i could of dropped her or anything i prefer her to be in her own bed she is right next to our bed and i know she is safe

Chanel - posted on 09/15/2010

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i bring my son in bed with me on his early morning wake up, he is 8mnths and is still not sleeping all the way thru. me nd my partner both work so to have him in our bed of a morning lets us hav about 2 more hrs sleep which every parent nd child needs. both argunments have there positives nd negatives but in the end its the parents dicission in the end.

Kenisha - posted on 09/14/2010

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My baby is 8 wks and yes he sleeps with me. I've tried to let him sleep in his bassinet thats in my room and I can't sleep good b/c every time he moves I hear it and wonder if he's ok. Plus, I just sleep better when he is bed with me and its more convenient when time to feed or change him.

Its really your decision in the end and what works best for you and your boyfriend.

Leisa-maree - posted on 09/14/2010

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my partner works 5nights a wk(6pm til 7am) and i let my baby sleep with me those nights.i have never rolled on him and the days my partner has off he is fine in his bed.he still wakes up 2-3times a night but at about 4am he will wake for a bottle.i give him his bottle then put him in bed with us.we all get a good 2-3 hr sleep from then!i dont think there is anything wrong with what your doing.every mum is different and do things there own way,.of it works for you then i say keep doing it

Tabitha - posted on 09/08/2010

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I do the same thing, When he leaves my sons in the bed with me, the only thing I recommend is getting one of those bumpers that attach to the side of the bed so if she wakes up and rolls she doesn't roll off the bed! If i KNOW he's there i know I wont roll over onto my son. My pediatrician actually said it was ok now because at this age the can push you back and wake you up

Carol - posted on 09/08/2010

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i think its fine. my son used to sleep with me and now my daughter does. even sleeping you are aware of your baby. also my daughter sleeps with me all night, my husband doesnt anymore because he would lay his hand on her and i would wake up and move it. ive read its healthier for baby to cosleep because the mother will know if something is wrong.

Cecilia - posted on 09/08/2010

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When my son wakes up in the morning before i'm ready to be up and moving about. I have one of those cool circular chairs from Wal*Mart and I pull that by my bed, and then put his car seat in it and put a blanket over the buckles and put him in it to sleep next to me that way. It makes it low enough like he is laying in bed with me I can see him and easily reach my hand out to him. Also it is way safer than having him actually in my bed because of all the risks that go with haveing a baby in your bed example sids and rolling over on him.

Laura - posted on 09/08/2010

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I personally never saw a problem with doing it. My son was never put in the nursery when he was born unless it was for the routine check ups for him. i breastfed him so it was easier for him to be in bed with me. I was never worried about rolling over him because i would wake up when he did something. then around the time he was almost 3 months old i moved him from my bed to a pack n play in our bedroom so he knew we were right there. i very rarely stuck him in bed with us after that.

He is now 10 months old and when he was about 7-8 months old he was too big for the pack n play and we moved him into his crib. from then on he will go to sleep fine in his crib until around 3am when he wakes up and wants a bottle (yes. he still wakes up once in the middle of the night) and i will either put him in bed with me or put him back into his crib. he loves to cuddle with me and hold my hand while he sleeps. I believe its a security thing for him, but i love it! i love waking up to him saying mama and hugging/kissing me. He's a very affectionate baby and I believe my co-sleeping and having that bond with him made it happen.

My Husband doesn't mind it either. He likes to sleep with his little buddy as often as he can since he is the working father and I'm the stay at home mom. All in all you have to do what is best for you and the baby.

Elizabeth - posted on 09/07/2010

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People have been co-sleeping for centuries. It has been shown to reduce the risk of sids/sleep apnea and also learn proper breathing patterns from his/her parents. As long as you're doing it right, honestly I don't see anything wrong with co-sleeping. No heavy blankets, fluffy pillows, the bed tight on the wall. Keeping the baby in the center of the bed. Personally I co-sleep with baby and it has been great. It's a great bonding experience for both of us to be close. I like to let her sleep on my chest and I hold her tight. Zo will sleep better and so will I when we need some sleep. When she is old enough to start sleeping through the night, it would be wise to comfort her back to sleep, but until then... enjoy your time together.



Honestly people are way to paranoid about things. Your baby could just as easily die in its crib due to sids, an improper fitting mattress, rolling into the bumpers or suffocating on the blanket b/c you didn't tuck it in properly. I recently just heard of a story of a baby dying in it's swing, maybe we should all stop using our swings too!



This article is great on the benefits of co-sleeping for both parent and baby. http://www.breastfeeding.com/reading_roo...

Donna - posted on 09/07/2010

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My son has slept with my husband and I since birth, and he will be 1 in a couple of weeks!!! We have never come close to rolling on him, we are very aware of his presence. In fact we are more likely to get injured, as he tends to wake us up by sitting on our faces!!!

Casey - posted on 09/04/2010

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I do the same thing.. my son sleeps through in his own bed but i like my sleep in so i put him in the bed next to me in the morning to get an extra few hours... its really whatever is easier for you and what ever allows you to get as much sleep as possible....

Nadine - posted on 08/30/2010

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My son comes back to bed with me for snuggles and a 'chat' (hes coming up 15 months old) in the mornings when he wakes up. Its a nice way to start the day. Sometimes he comes to bed with me during the day if I need a rest as well, or if he wont go to sleep I lie down with him til hes out to it. I also let him sleep in my bed when its windy/stormy and hes scared - otherwise neither of us get any sleep. Other than that, he sleeps in his cot. He needs to have his own space and get used to it, and I need my sleep and space too lol...

Vicky - posted on 08/29/2010

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i slept with my duaghter in bed with me even though lots of people told me not to. its comforting for baby and mum for me [ersonally i knew that i would never roll on her bcos im a light sleeper and it was reasuring knowing she was still breathing. on the flip side she did get into the habit of wanting to sleep in the bed with me so be prepared to either put up with sharing your bed for the next few yrs OR the crying when putting them in theyre own bed.....i dont regret bringing he into my bed bcos they r not babies for long but just be prepared to put the hardwork in afterwards good luck whatever u decide =D

TULSA - posted on 08/28/2010

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I have let my daughter sleep with me from day one. I am enjoying every second, i figure on day she won't want me at all. There is no evidence that co-sleeping is dangerous to any kids and find it ridiculous how people are so quick to judge someones decision to co-sleep. Mothers should just do what they are comfortable with period.

Rachael - posted on 08/27/2010

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I sleep with my 3 month old in the bed all the time.. the only thing that sucks is that i wake up every 10 min to make sure she is still okay haha. I wish she would sleep in her crib but it's like she knows when I'm not next to her.

Ami - posted on 08/26/2010

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Our daughter is 15-months now, but when she was younger (probably around 3 months), I would sometimes lay with her on the couch to get her to sleep a bit. She was always towards the inside, so I didn't have to worry about her falling off the couch, and since there was little-to-no room, I didn't worry about rolling over on her. I also would wake up at any movement she would make. It never turned into a habit with her, and she's never slept in our bed with us. Then again, I don't really remember making a routine out of it either. Just my two cents! You can't spoil a little one like that too much, and they are still so young that usually routines are a bit more flexible then when, for example, they are 1 year or older.

Kendra - posted on 08/25/2010

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I had a horrible long recovery from my delivery and the Pain Meds they gave me weren't enough. So in order for me to take care of my daughter I had to sleep on the couch. Sometimes she slept on my chest with me and sometimes she slept in her bouncer. When I was finished recovering (about 2 months where I could get up and around fairly good) she slept in her bassinet right next to my bed. Then I moved her to her crib at about 4 months old because she was able to roll over and the risk for SIDS was highest between 2 and 4 months of age on something I had read. I wanted her close to me so I could check on her. I don't see a problem with what I did (letting her sleep on the couch with me). I'm used to be a deep sleeper and nothing woke me up. But after I had my daughter my I became a very light sleeper and every move or sound she made I would wake up.

Tiffany - posted on 08/25/2010

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My daughter is 8 months old and she sleep in the bed with me every night and even at her naps shes with me yes she will fall asleep in her playpen or her crib but i will not make her sleep there if she doesnt want to me and my baby have a wonderful bond that i wasnot able to make by brestfeedind due to an infe3ction but if u do put ur child in the bed plz dont drink or take seditives bc it puts u in a deep sleep and u may end up rolling over ur child i have never but a friend of mine took advil pm and rolled over and killed her baby and she regrets it every day so i dont see a problem with childern being in beds with sober aware parents bc sids happens just as much if not more with ur child in a crib my ped. told me more babies die out of there parents bed than in bc a mom has instents of there childs breathin, temp, and postion

Tracy Lynne - posted on 08/25/2010

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My little boy is now 1 and he was sickly in the beginning - had a habit of not breathing and I used to lie awake listening to him ... then one night I fell asleep (from sheer exhaustion I supposed) & woke up to a blue face ..... rushed him to hospital. All is well now. But I then started putting him in bed with my hubby & I ... now a year later, he's 100% better, but will only fall asleep in our bed, we then move him to his cot & when he wakes up for his midnight bottle, he won't go back to sleep unless he's in our bed ! So we have a problem now :-) So carry on doing what you are doing, but just make sure it doesn't carry on into the evening routine :-)

Chantelle - posted on 08/23/2010

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hi there, i wouldnt be worried i did exacly the same. my partner wakes up our son (18weeks), and i bring him in to our bed he goes straight back to sleep and sleeps in a little longer in our bed aswell!! thou he is put to sleep in his cot and he will sleep there till 5-6 most morning than he comes in to our bed!

Janelle - posted on 08/23/2010

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As long as when you initially put her to bed she goes to sleep in her crib. This is so she knows later on that crib time means sleep/nap time. But enjoy cuddling with her whenever you get the chance! She'll grow out of it one day so cherish the moments you get now. Also, you're the mommy and moms' instincts are always in gear. I wake up for every noise my baby makes. I doubt you'll roll over and crush her. But do be cautious. I'm sure it's happened somewhere in the world.

Joni - posted on 08/23/2010

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i'm totally for co-sleeping as well! it just happened naturally, i didn't plan on it or for it, but even from the hospital, i nursed my baby and fell asleep with her in my arms. and i love it so much! there is nothing better in the world then to sleep with your baby in your arms. she's now 22months and has her own bed which she loves going to sleep in, but when she wakes up she likes to crawl in with us which i have no problems with. my 2nd is due next month, so we'll have to see how to juggle it! but in the end, just do what feels natural and makes you both happy. no need to be paranoid or defensive or scared... and everyone's different, you'll know what's best for you and your baby :)

Stacey - posted on 08/23/2010

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I do the same thing with my 2 month old, i love having that cuddle bonding time with my daughter and i no she loves it too !

Brandy - posted on 08/22/2010

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I completely agree on the drinking alcohol thing. I went out for my birthday and had 2 drinks (daddy didnt) and we did not put her in bed w/us!

Brandy - posted on 08/22/2010

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ENJOY it while you can! My little one slept in bed with me from the time she came home from the hospital until she was 7 mos. old! I loved EVERY moment of it, she is the happiest baby and I actually slept better. She is almost 10 mos now and sleeps in her crib, we had no problems when we finally put her in her crib. She took to it after a few nights. I wish she couls still sleep with me but she kicks, and rolls around so it is quite painful to b ekicked my her all night. Occasionally though she still sleeps with me, if she is sick or wakes up in the middle of the night and has a dificult time falling back to sleep. I took a lot of grief for her sleeping with me, but like you i knew i would not roll over her, i too woke up at every little noise,

Melanie - posted on 08/22/2010

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It's funny how when you're pregnant you're loaded with so much information about how to care for your baby, along with a substantial list of do's and don'ts. When that special little person finally makes a grand entrance however, your life is turned upside down and nothing turns out to be like you thought it would. I was always firmly against co-sleeping with your baby as i felt it was unsafe. When my baby was about 3 months old he was still regularly waking up for feeds and comfort and I felt like a sleep deprived zombie most of the time. I just sort of fell into the habit of putting him in the bed with me and now 10 months later he still won't go to sleep in his own bed and still wakes up for feeds. Some of the time I feel i made a mistake ever allowing him to be in the bed, but on the other hand this age is so precious and goes by so fast that this closeness can be a wonderful experience of extra bonding and more importantly it is never too late to break a habit!

Adriana - posted on 08/22/2010

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my son was the same with his father ....he would always wake up when he would and i always took him to bed with me..People often say that what if you do roll on them ? how can that happen if you are good mother and you care for your kid you know wat it is that you are doing when you have them next you right.....i couldnt sleep right when my baby was still a baby he is now 1 yr and 3 months he sleeps with his big sister and his big brother in the next room and it was not hard to get him used to sleep by himself in a bed he was really good ...it will only turn into a habit if you let it girl ....and now i have a almost 2 month old baby girl that i love to sleep with me all of the time .....

Jade - posted on 08/22/2010

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When my little girl was a few months i let her sleep with me when my huuby left for work...u need to enforce them in their own bed/crib because if u dont they will be in your bed fro years. Sometime it takes them crying themselves to sleep for a few days but u will be thankful!!!

Stephanie - posted on 08/22/2010

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i have allowed my daughter to sleep with me on the odd morning when she has woken early i have not found this to be a problem but i would not make it a habit as the few times i have allowed her on consecutive mornings it has messed up her routine. i will admit i was quite surprised that ur partner wakes ur daughter as i have found waking my daughter has caused her to be more tired and irritable.

Elysia - posted on 08/22/2010

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ive done the same thing with both my children. i especially did it throughout my 2nd pregnancy and still do now sometimes its even earlier if my son is really unsettled through the night. my kids are 17months and 1 month so sleep is rare ive got to get it when i can. this morning i actually had one on either side of me. i think there is an instinct in us that knows the baby is there, if hes concerned you could always purchase one of those safe co sleeping beds for babies that is like a bassinet but for in your bed.

Maria - posted on 08/21/2010

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I followed all the "rules" our society has come up with over the past ?20 years or so with my first child. However when pregnany with my 2nd I did a little more research on the family bed and have done things differently with him and wouldn't change a thing! He slept with us in a cosleep bed as a newborn (the kind that goes in between the pillows), but they outgrow those so quick. Then he started sleeping in a crib in my room until he woke up to eat at which time I would bring him to bed to nurse and we would both usually end up falling asleep. When I would awaken a hour later or so I would put him back in his crib to have more space for myself and so I would sleep deeper (without that subconscious thought of be careful of the baby!). But when he was around 4 months old I started leaving him in bed with me after he nursed the first time. Now at nearly 6 months he has great sleep habits for his age, he sleeps 8-10 hours before waking up to nurse, he wakes up happy on his own in the morning and takes good naps during the day.

Please do not share a bed with an infant if you have been drinking alohol or drugs or anything else that impairs you (even over-the-counter drugs). If it is something that interests you read about it and do it safely, if it's not right for you don't do it!

Lindsey - posted on 08/21/2010

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i love sleeping with my little guy in our bed. hes 14 months now and ive done it since he was 3 months old. my husband and i are both fine with it and i know that eventually he will want his own space when hes older so im enjoying my cuddles while i can. ive never had a problem but i dont think its for everyone.

Amy - posted on 08/21/2010

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I don't agree with co sleeping either..It is a awful habit to start..My son is 18 months and he sleeps in his crib..Its in our room because we dont want him at the other end of our house..But he tends to want to get in bed with us if we let him fall asleep there..

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