If someone asks me, “Sarah, what’s your ideal sleep arrangement like with your baby?”
I don’t have a small baby anymore but my answer would be, “Co-sleeping (either in the cot next to me or sharing the bed with me) for the first 2 years of their life.” This would be the same answer from my husband too. We both love the idea of sleeping closely with our babies.
I room shared with my oldest daughter until she was 4 years old and my youngest, until she was 1.5 years old.
After going through two babies, the circumstances were different and after supporting many moms with the cot transition, there is no ‘right time’ to end co-sleeping.
It’s when you feel the sleeping arrangement doesn’t work for your family anymore. Then I feel that’s the right time to consider changing your baby’s sleeping place.
In this post, I’m going to answer the following question,
“OK, I think I’ve just about had it with this...