Benefits of Breastfeeding and Cosleeping 2. Despite scary ad campaigns, it’s actually safer – When a baby sleeps close to their mother, their physiology actually mimics that of the mom, just like in the womb. This keeps baby’s heart rate steady, breathing remains stable, and they can better regulate their body temperature. This is especially important in the first year of life when SIDS is at it’s highest risk.
Putting baby in cot after birth causes stress levels to double
Putting baby in cot after birth causes stress levels to double Separating newborn babies from their mothers causes their stress levels to nearly double and makes them far less likely to sleep, a study has found.