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What is co-sleeping?
Co-sleeping is sharing a sleeping area with your baby. It can include bed sharing (where you and your baby sleep on the same surface) and room sharing (where you and your baby sleep on different surfaces in the same room).
How common is co-sleeping?
Globally, co-sleeping (baby and parent sleeping together) is the most common sleeping arrangement in the world. However, in Western society it is less common, though it has become more popular in recent years.
About this article
Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 17 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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