Each way of sleeping has its own advantages and disadvantages. The quality of baby’s sleep will be affected by many factors, among which the sleeping place is one of them.

Some time ago, the Pacific parent-child network conducted a survey on 300 mothers on the topic of “newborn sleep place”. The results showed that 51% of parents chose to let their baby sleep in the same bed with themselves. Another 32% of parents let Baobao sleep in the “bedside crib” in their parents’ room, and 15% of their babies slept in separate cots in their parents’ rooms, and only a few babies did My own room. (as shown in the figure below)

From the survey, we can see that for “where does the baby sleep”, each family may have its own set, there is no absolute right or wrong, only relative habits. Here are the four most common choices. Let’s take a look at their pros and cons!

1. Baby and parents share the same bed

In recent years, it seems more and more popular to let babies sleep in bed with their parents. It has been suggested that sharing bed with parents can reduce the incidence of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), while the American infant death research foundation (FSID) disagrees. According to the recent survey, only parents should take all safety precautions. Whether the baby is in the same bed with his parents is not directly related to the incidence of sudden infant death syndrome.


(1) warm and comfortable.

(2) it is convenient to feed infants at night, especially in the case of breast-feeding.


(1) safety guidelines must be followed.

(2) if you or your partner is a smoker, you should not share the bed with the baby.

Navigation in this article

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Page 3: the “cradle by the bed” where the baby sleeps in the parents’ room page 4: the baby sleeps in his own room

Page 1: baby in bed with parents

Page 2: the baby sleeps in a separate cot in the parents’ room

Page 3: the “bedside cradle” where babies sleep in their parents’ rooms

Page 4: babies sleep in their own rooms


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