Sleeping with your baby has been the norm for almost all cultures for almost all ages. Yet, in our modern world, the practice is fraught with questions and guilt. With organizations such as the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) stating that a child should never sleep in an adult bed, parents who cherish the closeness, security, and warmth of cosleeping are finding their hearts at odds with their brains.
This book educates, informs, reassures, and defends the potential benefits of cosleeping and how to do it safely.
Dr. McKenna's newest book, Safe Infant Sleep: Expert Answers to Your Cosleeping Questions, builds on the information provided in this book. For the most recent medical information and recommendations, check it out here.