bed sharing

noun
variants: or

bed–sharing

Definition of bed sharing

  1. :  the practice of sleeping in the same bed with one's child Now the practice of bed sharing appears to be coming back into favor again—and a close look at the science suggests that the context in which parents do it, and the choices they make beforehand, matter a lot in terms of safety. — Melinda Wenner Moyer, Slate, 8 Mar. 2012 Despite a push to alert parents to the dangers of bed-sharing with newborns, the number of babies dying from the practice has steadily increased since 2005. — Kathleen Lucadamo, Daily News (New York), 21 Apr. 2009 —usually hyphenated when used before another noun More and more parents are sleeping next to their infants—the percentage of bed-sharing babies has more than doubled in recent years … — Karen Springen, Newsweek, 27 Jan. 2003

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1978

First Known Use of bed sharing

1978


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