Co-sleeping ads with butcher knives, where should an infant sleep? with all the recalls for bedside play-yard sleepers and co-sleeping "nests" and the infant deaths from co-sleeping, where should a breastfeeding mother have her infant sleep? a crib in a
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Family Medicine 19 years experience
I : I would definitely recommend a bassinet right next to your bed. That's where both of my breast fed babies slept. It was convenient and safe. With a bassinet the baby is separate and yet close enough for all those late night feedings!
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Pediatrics 21 years experience
Bassinet: Yes a bassinet near the bed is the best solution.
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Last updated May 22, 2021
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