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Old Aug 17th, 2017, 14:43 PM   11
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Primates sleep with, and hold their babies, constantly. It's natural and normal. I've bedshared with Emma from birth. We are all happy!

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Old Aug 17th, 2017, 15:11 PM   12
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^ Same here. It's totally normal for babies to be attached to their parents and want to be close to them, especially at night

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Old Aug 20th, 2017, 10:29 AM   13
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Babies that young don't do things out of habit, they do them for survival, and being close to you ensures they survive. You can always revisit the idea as LO gets older if you start to be less happy with it, but IMO those early weeks are just all about doing whatever you can to get through it.

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Old Aug 20th, 2017, 12:21 PM   14
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I don't think you would be teaching him to constantly be with you because as others said, he already wants and needs you. We didn't co sleep with our baby girl but our lives would have been much easier if we did. We started bringing her into our bed (even though she slept in her own room) whenever she woke up at night from maybe 8 months on. It helped so much and we all slept so much better. Our baby boy slept in a co-sleeping cot and transitioned into the nursery much easier than our daughter did, but we did cosleep on nights that he wasn't settled. I do allow them in our bed now if they need to. They usually only join in the morning. But at my kids age, it is our choice to allow them to sleep with us.

However, at your baby's age it's absolutely normal and I wouldn't worry. There are ways to encourage your little ones to sleep independently when they're older. But for right now, whatever makes your nights easier is the right way to go.

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Old Aug 21st, 2017, 04:05 AM   15
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Not at all. My 3yr old slept with me until last year she transitioned on her own. Baby v slept with me holding her till 2 mth's now she sleeps in cot next to us. Again she transitioned by herself x

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Old Aug 28th, 2017, 03:08 AM   16
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Thanks so much for your inputs Ladies! It's really reassuring and i will keep doing whatever is necessary to keep my lb happy

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