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Who lets their newborn baby sleep in the bed with them?

I breastfeed and end up finding myself asleep with her laying on top of me. I'm one that doesn't move in my sleep what so ever.

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AMV09

Asked by AMV09 at 4:11 PM on Jun. 19, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • i did... i didn't breastfeed though... i just felt more comfortable with him in my bed.
    mommys2cupcakes

    Answer by mommys2cupcakes at 4:12 PM on Jun. 19, 2011

  • I did the same thing and wound up with ds on my chest. If I could move him to his bassinet I would, but those first few weeks he slept on me.
    LadybugTash

    Answer by LadybugTash at 4:16 PM on Jun. 19, 2011

  • I did but I wont with baby number 2. I'm still trying to get my 2 1/2 year old to sleep in his own bed. I know its my own fault :) I won't make that mistake again!
    Brandi300

    Answer by Brandi300 at 4:19 PM on Jun. 19, 2011

  • All 5 of mine did. Three are grown happy campers now lol. They coslept awhile too. No perm damage.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 4:20 PM on Jun. 19, 2011

  • Yup all mine was in bed with me!
    kyheavensmom

    Answer by kyheavensmom at 4:21 PM on Jun. 19, 2011

  • I slept with my baby until he was 7 months he still sleep with me sometimes, I find it easier to breastfeed, and nothing scary ever happened. its reassuring to have him right there
    kokomaman

    Answer by kokomaman at 4:24 PM on Jun. 19, 2011

  • I did. Now my son is 5 and still there.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 4:28 PM on Jun. 19, 2011

  • I did. I didn't breast feed - she refused to latch on. I had her in bed with me because my ex-husband and I split up while I was pregnant and basically took off so I had very little money and my other daughter was still sleeping in the crib (she was 15 months old) so she slept with me up until she was about 7 months old. At that point the court finally tracked down my jerk of an ex and I started getting child support so with his money I went out and bought her a crib and my other daughter got a toddler bed.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:32 PM on Jun. 19, 2011

  • My first son yes but my second son no. My toddler wont leave my bed yet.
    momavanessa

    Answer by momavanessa at 4:32 PM on Jun. 19, 2011

  • I took naps with both my sons all the time... I loved that quality time with them, too bad ones is too old now and my toddler is too independent to take naps with mommy anymore :( I miss them so much!
    Finkette

    Answer by Finkette at 4:36 PM on Jun. 19, 2011

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