Browsing Category : CoSleeping


Cosleeping &SIDS Fact Sheet

The Crib Industry wants you to know that 60 “accidental” infant deaths have occurred in the United States per year, in adult beds, for age birth to 2 years. The implication is that these are co-sleeping deaths,

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Cosleeping: What’s it All About?

SIDS Studies have proven that infant deaths are reduced for the breastfeeding, co-sleeping baby, when non-impromptu, with non-smoking, sober parents in an adult bed made safe, with wedging dangers removed — especially after the first few weeks of age. The practices of room-sharing or breastfeeding alone cut SIDS rates considerably. 

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Infant Sleep and Industry Dollars

A Letter to Doctors The crib industry has gotten in bed with the CPSC to announce dramatically that 60 babies per year die from accidents in adult beds. They plan a large campaign to educate doctors and retailers about the supposed danger. One detail they seem to leave out is that a breastfeeding baby sleeping in an adult bed, made…

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Letter on Bed Deaths

To U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission See also: REVIEW OF NUMEROUS SIDS STUDIES THROUGH 2005 September 30, 1999                   Ann Brown U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 Dear Ann Brown, Your warning against placing infants in adult beds is highly erroneous, irresponsible, and will lead…

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