This is really just my curiosity, but I was wondering how many of you co-sleep with your baby in the bed? I read conflicting information, some sources say it's good, some say it's the worst thing you can do. However, one night a couple of weeks ago, my DD woke up as usual to eat. I bf her, and put her back in the basinett in our room. She kept fussing, wouldn't go to sleep even though she was very tired. Nothing we did would help her get back to sleep, so finally DH just gave up and laid her between us....and about 4 or 5 hours later, her and I woke up from a blissful sleep so she could eat again. Now every night, I feed her and put her to bed in her basinett, but when she gets up to eat in the middle of the night (only does this once now), I bf her and then she sleeps cuddled up right next to me. I've noticed that she sleeps SO peacefully when she's next to me, and it makes for a much better (and less cranky!!) day....so what's the problem? The "experts" say there's a slight risk when they co-sleep this way, but then they also go on to mention all the risks of SIDS when they sleep in their own cribs/basinetts...so what are we to do, keep our babies awake all the time, because it seems to me you're damned if you do, damned if you don't!!! So again, I just ask how many of you do the same thing?
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