Everyone makes me feel bad about co sleeping with my baby.. She's 9 months old. I'm tired of everyone telling me I shouldnt let her and I should be making her sleep in her crib. Anyone else have this problem?

Melissa T 2 likes

Excuse my French but tell everyone to kiss your ass! You parent how you want to; if that means sleeping with your baby then so be it! Lol I'm not a fan of unsolicited opinions

Jennifer D 5 likes

I did! I continued to sleep next to my baby until he was 17 months old! I loved it, but at one point I needed my space back! I didn't care what people said about it, as long as we were happy and comfortable!

Rebecca L 0 likes

I co slept till 7 months, and then transferred. I sleep trained-and it was the hardest but best thing I ever did for both of us, and my fiancé and I. Do it when you're ready, or you're baby will sense you aren't and it'll be a harder transition-however I will tell you-the older they get the harder it will be on both of you to make the switch. I mean A LOT harder. So do it when you're ready...but keep that In mind.

Jenn C 7 likes

Do what's best for YOU and YOUR family!! It can be helpful yet overwhelming to hear other peoples' suggestions or advice, but at the end of the day, you have to do what feels right to you and best meets your needs and helps you be the best parent possible. Rock on with your co-sleeping!

Justina Z 0 likes

Safer than crib sleeping The Consumer Product Safety Commission published data that described infant fatalities in adult beds. These same data, however, showed more than 3 times as many crib related infant fatalities compared to adult bed accidents 15. Another recent large study concluded that bed sharing did NOT increase the risk of SIDS, unless the mom was a smoker or abused alcohol 16.

Kim G 0 likes

I co slept with my first and am doing it with my youngest now! I had the same issue but at the end of the day it's not their business what you choose to do..they aren't the ones dealing with it anyways. Keep it up momma! I love having my baby close!

Sarah R 0 likes

U do what works for u! I sleep with my daughter some nights too. One day she'll be to old to cuddle with, so I try and do it as often as I can :-)

Lillian G 0 likes

I coslept for a while with my daughter - I used a co sleeping because I was worried about her getting hurt or whatever but yeah- I definitely got a lot of negative judgment for it! Just try to find a polite way to tell them to f-off and or find a way to let it not bother you . Actually I still co-sleep for part of the night - my daughter comes in half way through the night and I love the cuddles I get

Clare B 2 likes

I sleep with mine and she is only 5weeks old but I love feeling we warm body next to me and it's easier to do night feedings and keep a binky in

Barbie C 0 likes

My daughter is now 14 months and still sleeps with us because she had reflux when she was little so we were scared. We taught her to properly get off the bed so she wouldnt hurt herself if we were in deep sleep and she tried to escape which she has once.

Risa G 3 likes

I used to be one of those people who had my newborn sleep in the crib till I realized all she wanted was to be comfortable and that was with me. & now with me going back to work I feel its extra time to bond. Now I love co sleeping!

TnT M 0 likes

I co sleep with mine! She is 21 months now, sleeps like an octopus, but we wouldn't have it any other way!

Stephanie W 2 likes

My son is 5 months old and I slept sitting up on the couch with him strapped to me til a month old and cosleep since then. Almost everyone I talk to is super negative about it! I don't care, my son is healthy and happy and that's all I care about

H C 1 like

I co sleep with my almost 3 month old and I get the same thing from everyone I also EBF and hear about that to I just tell every my baby is happy and healthy so they can shut up i wouldn't trade the time i get to cuddle with her for anything it also makes night time feeding easy

Michaela R 0 likes

You are mommy. You know what is best for you and baby. Everyone else can CAN IT!!! Lol. You're doing a great job mommy.

Jenn S 0 likes

I don't like co-sleeping because it's hard for me to fall asleep thinking g I might roll on too of them, and I don't like having feet in my face. If you choose to co-sleep there is absolutely nothing wrong with that. You have to do what you believe is best for you and baby. I've had to sleep with my 3 year old (of course I didn't sleep well) because it was the only way to get him to sleep. No one should make you feel bad for doing what you need/want to do.

Anonymous 1 like

Just like a wise mom said a couple of days ago here : " is nice to see moms trusting their instincts instead of some people or book that says how to raise your child or how to sleep your child. Do what feels right for you, if your baby is happy and you're happy that's all what matters. Don't listen to anybody that doesn't have any positive thing to say,keep on the good job momma!

Bobbijo W 0 likes

I absolutely LOVE sleeping with my DD. We have been Co-sleeping since she was born! She was a preemie and the only way I felt like she was safe was when I had her right next to me! It's the most amazing feeling having ur sweet baby next to u all night. I get a lot of rude comments about it as well... It's so annoying people think they have a say in how u raise ur child. I love that u sleep with ur LO! Good for u mommy:) xoxo

Julia J 1 like

I have had faces given when I say we co sleep, even a doctor said oh I don't think that's accepted by the APA or whatever. I have a 10 year old and an almost 9 month old, we co slept 10 years ago and I co sleep now, we do it safely. People are judgmental, very sad but true. Hang in there.

Masha M 0 likes

It's your choice and what makes you and your LO happy! My toddler is 2 and we co sleep from time to time .. When she falls asleep I'll put her in her bed .. Sometimes lol I c nothing wrong with it! Before you know it they are too old to cuddle so make the most of it now!

Claire D 0 likes

I've never co slept, but that's MY choice, you do what YOU want to do. If people are judging and not supporting ignore them. Parenting is challenging enough without outsiders making you second guess yourself too. What your doing for you is the right choice.

Perfectly M 0 likes

Yup. 18m and still get shit about it. But I expect that now as a mother. Someone will always have something to say about you or your techniques. Just be polite and take what they say wih a grain of salt. Cosleeping is the best choice I ever could've made for my daughter and I ;).

Ma W 0 likes

Still co sleeping with my 6 month old and dog...I did kick my husband to the guest room cause his snoring was waking us all up! My 6 mo old is a better snuggler!

Guadalupe V 0 likes

My 3 1/2 month old has slept with me from day one and I love it my baby my rules that simple

Amanda R 0 likes

Yes! Cosleeping wasn't the plan but it works out much better for all of us sleep wise. I woke up one night hearing her cough and sat her up. She threw up all over me I believe that of she wasn't in our bed and in her crib She would have choked on her own vomit :( I feel safer with her in my bed.

Tee C 0 likes

Co-sleeping is Thee best! As long as you and your spouse are okay with it, go for it!! I still co-sleep with my daughter and she's almost 2. We co-slept with my son until he was 6!!

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