Disadvantages Of Co-Sleeping

I would like to mention that this discussion was extremely hard for me to complete because this topic is really sensitive to me. I have suffered miscarriages in the past and recently delivered my son Nolan in November because Nolan passed away when I was 18 weeks pregnant. When a couple decides to have a baby, it is a life changing experience that can bring so much joy and happiness. However, it can also bring heartache and sadness if the parents lose the child or pregnancy.

How Would You…?

According to the textbook, it mentions how “newborns sleep 16 to 17 hours a day, although some sleep more and others sleep less” (Chapter 5, pg. 131). The textbook also mentions how, “An infant might change from sleeping several bouts of 7 to 8 hours to
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131).

Many parents have their own reasons on why they chose to Co-Sleep or not. Many parents believe Co-sleeping is best and many parents believe that is it too risky and how the baby sleeping in their own crib is best. Many parents feel more comfortable when they chose to co-sleep because they can watch the baby to make sure the baby is breathing okay and to react immediately if she detects any breathing difficulties. I would tell the parents to do whatever that makes them feel comfortable as long as it is safe for the baby whether is it co-sleeping or letting the baby sleep in their own bed. I would tell the parents of the possible risks of co-sleeping and how to co-sleep safely if that is what they decide to do. I would tell the parents there is no right or wrong answer when it comes to co-sleeping as long as you co-sleep safely. Meaning that, the baby should the placed on their back and how the baby should be sleeping on a firm bedding because this is safer for them to sleep. I would tell the parents that the baby’s head should not be covered and how there should not be any stuffed animals, pillows, toys, lose sheets around the baby because this is not considered
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According to the textbook, it mentions that “SID’s remains the most frequent cause of infant death” (Chapter 5, pg. 132). I would explain to the parents what SID’s means and ways to reduce the risk of SIDS. I would tell the parents to put the child lying on its back to reduce the risk of SID’s. I would tell the parents to not have a bumper around the crib to reduce the risk of SIDS. I would tell the parents to not put anything in the crib to reduce the risk of SIDS (i.e. blankets, toys, stuffed animals, etc). I would tell the parents to have firm bedding with firm tight breath friendly fitted sheets to reduce the risk of SID’s as well. These simple safe acts could reduce the risk of

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