Would you ever tuck your baby into bed cuddled up next to a butcher knife? No? Then why are you co-sleeping with her? That's the message in somealarming public service ads
I don't plan to co-sleep, but it's a personal decision. I also had a
I don't co sleep. Never have and never will. except for the time it takes to BF them- I do that asleep, but then put them back.
I think for some co sleeping is fine. I think as long as people know their limitations it is fine, no drugs (even OTC), no alcohol, and no that if you sleep super heavy you shouldn't do it (ME!).
My husband and I have actually hurt each other sleeping...A baby? omg no. bad idea.
My 3 yr old when through this period where he would climb in bed with me, um no. Not with me not knowing he is even there. I could have killed him.
All that being said...The ad is awful, awful awful.
This is such a tough subject...
That is a horrible and sad story... but to equate that with cosleeping in general is just not right.
The ad was created to grab attention and that's apparently exactly what it did! Although co-sleeping is a personal choice there are a LOT of people out there (some high numbers in Milwaukee) who don't go about it responsibly and end up with the death of their infant. I think the message is out there to grab people's attention and educate. I don't feel like it was trying to say you're a terrible person if you cosleep. If it saves the life of one infant then I believe