swing, everything that we could use to put the child down in. Little did I know that I was going to become
such an attachment parent!
several months of her life. She was
comfortable in it, I was comfortable having her near me, and my husband was
able to help me after a very difficult labor which resulted in a caesarean.
easiest way for me to nurse was lying down on the bed, with her next to
me. This led to her taking naps in my
bed (often with me falling asleep with her).
cold in the crib (which we had moved into our room because I didn’t want her in
a separate room), so we started putting her to sleep in our bed. It became really easy to put her to sleep, and
to get her back to sleep after a night time feeding. I didn’t have to worry about getting up,
going to another room. I like to joke
that it is because I am just too lazy to do those things J
having a baby. There is research to say
that it is excellent for baby-mama bonding, there is research that says it is
dangerous and should never be done.
Honestly, I feel like it is more of a child by child basis.
a very small section of our home because we were renting out the upstairs. Because of this, we didn’t have room for a
crib, so the baby was in the bed with me from the beginning…as was the 2 year
old. Again, it is what worked for us for
play, but have given the crib to my sister-in-law. After picking such a nice crib, that I loved,
I realized I am not good at the crib thing.
I think part of the issue is that I am so short, and it is not easy for
someone short to put a baby in a crib…especially as the baby gets bigger and
the mattress needs to be dropped down.
ever co-sleep, for our family it has worked out really well. I’m happier with our kiddos close.
decision to co-sleep? Was it something
you thought of before bringing baby home, or something you ended up doing out