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Researchers Say It’s Ok For Toddlers To Share Parents’ Bed

One of the most controversial topics in parenthood these days is whether or not it’s healthy to have your kid sleeping in your bed. We might finally have an answer to this debate.

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According to a new study, toddlers who share a bed with their parents turn out ok. They won’t face increased risks for behavioral or learning problems.

“The idea that bed sharing may be bad for toddlers is mostly based on folklore,” says study author Gabriela Barajas. “From what we see, there is no additional risk of behavioral and cognitive problems among toddlers who share a bed with their parents.”

Read the full study from The Time

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