Common practices and safety recommendations for safe infant sleep vary across the world, and from one health organization to another. In this episode your cohosts continue to cover the complicated studies, statistics, and recommendations surrounding bedsharing with your infant. M&H also discuss “breast sleeping” and what guidelines say about that! Who actually bedshares? What are the real risks of doing so? Are there any benefits? Join the Milk Minute to find out.
CONTENT WARNING: infant death is discussed in this episode, though not graphically described.
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