Why You Shouldn’t Share a Bed with Your Infant
Advising moms not to bed share with infants does not discourage breastfeeding
NIH-funded study lends support to SIDS reduction advice.
Following advice to sleep in the same room with their infants ,but not in the same bed,does not appear to discourage new mothers from breastfeeding, as some experts had feared, according to a new study funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Marian Willinger, Ph.D., Special Assistant for SIDS, NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). (Dr. Willinger is the NICHD program official for the study.)
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