The Arm's Reach Co-Sleeper is a sleep space for your newborn baby that can be placed right next to (or attached to) a parent's bed. This can help you feel confident your baby is safe and make night feedings easier. But, does it work to help you and your baby get the best sleep? Use these 5 tips to maximize your baby's sleep while using this bedside bassinet. Choosing the Type of Sheets for your Arm's Reach Co-Sleeper Bassinet One thing you may want to do is sleep on your baby's Arm's
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Co-sleeping gets a lot of press these days. (We write about the topic quite often ourselves!) But, as we are quick to point out in our articles, co-sleeping can be kind of a misleading term. Some parents who share a bed with their babies call it co-sleeping; other parents who share a room with their babies call it co-sleeping. But sharing a room is quite different than sharing a bed...so maybe we need a little more information about these different kinds of co-sleeping. Read on to learn more
Let's face it: accidental co-sleeping is real! You know the kind of co-sleeping I'm talking about, right? The kind of co-sleeping that you never really planned on, but that just kind of happens on its own? The kind of co-sleeping where you put your child to sleep in her own bed, only to find her in YOUR bed a few hours later? Yep. That kind of accidental co-sleeping. Sure, plenty of parents co-sleep intentionally, out of a desire to practice attachment parenting principles. But based on
Co sleeping tends to be a controversial topic; some parents are adamant that co sleeping is the best and most natural sleeping arrangement for all families, while others are just as adamant about the dangers of co sleeping with a baby. All that aside, though, what we've found in our years spent working with tired families is that, far from being interested in the debate, exhausted moms and dads have a far more pressing about question co sleeping: "If I co sleep, will my baby and I
When a family is expecting a new baby, one thing that’s likely high on the to-do list is setting up a nursery. That’s one of the fun parts of being pregnant, after all -- buying cute nursery stuff makes up for all the nausea, leg cramps and constant trips to the bathroom! ;) What is Room-sharing? When setting up a nursery for your baby, you’ll probably include a crib in your plans. Whether or not your baby will sleep there, though, is less certain. Plenty of parents prefer keeping their
A recent article published in USA Today has added fuel to an already-raging fire -- the debate over co-sleeping. The article references a new study, which found that while the number of SIDS-related deaths has dropped by over 50% in the past two decades (since the introduction of the “Back to Sleep” campaign in 1994 began discouraging tummy sleeping), the drop has plateaued recently. What’s more, the number of SIDS-related deaths as a result of co-sleeping is actually on the rise.