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Demystifying Co-Sleeping & Bedsharing: Dispelling Myths & Safety Precautions

September 17, 2013

I wanted to write about the importance of safe co-sleeping and bed-sharing and also dispel any myths associated with it. Many families either believe it is unsafe or don’t fully understand its benefits and aren’t open to it, or alternatively, they don’t take proper safety precautions and put their babies at risk. What is the difference between co-sleeping and bed-sharing? Many terms related to infant sleep are used interchangeably, which can create confusion. API (Attachment Parenting International) uses the following…

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