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Co-Sleeping

This has been a hotly debated topic and much has been written about sleeping with your baby.  The following resources provide information on the subject.  Be informed and discuss with your healthcare provider what is best in your situation.

James J. McKenna, PhD Professor of Biological Anthropology, Director, Mother-Baby Sleep Laboratory, University of Notre Dame.  http://cosleeping.nd.edu/safe-co-sleeping-guidelines/

Dr. William Sears, Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine.  http://www.askdrsears.com/?s=sleep

La Leche League International  http://www.llli.org/  search “sleep”

American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement on SIDS & Co-Sleeping  https://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/pages/AAP-Expands-Guidelines-for-Infant-Sleep-Safety-and-SIDS-Risk-Reduction.aspx