The Effects of Letting Your Toddler Sleep with You

Co-sleeping is a practice in which the child sleeps in the same bed as their parents or guardians for a part of the night or the entire night. Most families practice co-sleeping as a form of a bond between parent and child, and others do it to reduce the chances of their child waking up during the onset of a nightmare.
Families have mixed feelings regarding co-sleeping as some find it intimate as a family experience while some find it frustrating due to the bed having another occupant.
Many studies go against co-sleeping as it raises the risk of sudden infant death syndrome or SIDS. One…