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Link: Cosleeping and Biological Imperatives: Why Human Babies Do Not and Should Not Sleep Alone

This article discusses the neurological impact of “co-sleeping” on infants.

Where a baby sleeps is not as simple as current medical discourse and recommendations against cosleeping in some western societies want it to be. And there is good reason why. I write here to explain why the pediatric recommendations on forms of cosleeping such as bedsharing will and should remain mixed. I will also address why the majority of new parents practice intermittent bedsharing despite governmental and medical warnings against it.

 

The full article can be found at the Neuroanthropology.net website.

 

Copyright © December 21st, 2008 | by James J McKenna, Ph. D

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