Whether you choose to do it out of convenience or as a way to bond with your baby, co-sleeping can be a wonderful experience for your entire family. But if you've never slept with a tiny human being in your bed, the idea could take some getting used to. In the beginning, you may have some concerns about safety, comfort, and even how to make sure you can continue to have some level of intimacy with your partner after you've added someone new to the family bed. But there are little things that make co-sleeping easier and more comfortable for everyone involved.
When done safely, What To Expect noted that co-sleeping can build a stronger bond between baby and parents. Positioning your bed against a wall, and adding accessories like sleep sacks and body pillows can make your bed a little safer for baby and give you and your partner a greater sense of comfort while you sleep.
If you are introducing co-sleeping to your family for the first time, there may be some growing pains in the beginning. But with a little patience, and a few of the items on this list, your entire family can sleep a little easier.