Wordless Wednesday: The Family Bed

This week we asked: What does cosleeping in a family bed look like?

(For more on cosleeping options and safety, please visit our resource page on Ensure Safe Sleep, and enjoy this week’s articles on the family bed, such as “Five Benefits to Cosleeping Past Infancy.”)

The view of our family bed
The view of Momma Jorje’s family bed from the tiny apartment kitchen during nap time

still nursing to sleep at 16 months
Sasha still nursing to sleep at 16 months
Read more at Momma Jorje’s blog.

The ArtsyMama's view every morning of Little Man and her hubby
Took quite a bit of convincing but finally — this is The ArtsyMama’s view every morning of Little Man and her hubby, while sharing sleep.
Read more at TheArtsyMama blog.

hotel-style co-sleeping
The family bed while traveling — hotel-style co-sleeping. Max (9 months) and Presleigh (2 1/2)
See more pictures from Toni at Sweet Pea Photography and Wisconsin Water Birth.

impromptu late-night parties
Stefanie’s family bed means impromptu late-night parties.
Stefanie blogs at very, very fine.

cosleeping at 11 weeks
Cosleeping with baby Mikko…

cosleeping-mama-toddler
…and still today, at 3 years old
Lauren blogs at Hobo Mama.

family bed arrangement
Melissa’s family bed arrangement with Aelyn 17 months, Melissa, Lane, and Layla 4 years (left to right)

Aelyn at 9 months sleeping with Mama
Aelyn at 9 months sleeping with Mama
Melissa blogs at Simple Whimsy.

Tell us: What do sleep arrangements look like in your family?

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