Should Twins Sleep Together in your own home

 

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Although there may be benefits to letting twins sleep together in the NICU, you probably shouldn’t continue the practice at home. If you choose to let your twins sleep together, then make sure to reduce the risk of SIDS in other ways: put your babies on their backs to sleep, put them to bed with a pacifier, and keep them in a crib in your bedroom that’s free from toys and plush blankets. Doctors will suggest that till the time one of the other does not start hampering the other’s sleep, it is fine to bed your twins together in a crib.

This is mostly till the early toddler age. As said before, toddlers have a very curious mind and if one of the two is more curious (as it always happens!) then it is most likely to disturb the other. The presence of their co-multiple (s) may be a comfort, and the separation may create even more disruptions.

If you choose to establish separate bedrooms for your toddler twins, time the move carefully to avoid conflicting with other lifestyle changes, such as potty training or starting preschool. This is a common question from parents of newborn twins. Can their babies sleep together in the same crib, cot or bassinet?

You will actually find that a good number of hospital nurseries will indeed put twins together in the same bassinet and even incubator at times for sleeping. Being together in the womb for so many months it seems natural that twins should remain in close proximity. When they are allowed to. Should newborn twins share a room? You can put your twins to sleep in a single cot while they’re small enough.

This is called co-bedding and is perfectly safe. Co-bedding means you can keep your babies with you in your room for longer. With triplets, you can place them next to each other across a cot while they’re still small enough to fit. Your twins will have plenty of time together throughout the day to bond. Don’t worry too much about them losing out on the ability to bond as twins because they’ve already spent close to nine months in utero together.

Once you bring them home, they’re going to spend a lot of time together in the daytime, feeding, and playing. Do twins like to sleep close together, or should I do separate bassinets? I plan to have them on the same schedule, but am concerned about one disturbing the other’s sleep. Any twin sleep baby gear recommendations would be awesome, especially since Rock N.

According to researchers twins who sleep together during early childhood are more secure and have better development. The closeness is very vital during early life and also when grown up. If the children share beds with parents at night, it will be better that all sleep together.

It bears repeating: Twin babies should be put down in separate, safe sleep surfaces such as cribs, bassinets or pack ‘n plays. Back is best. Babies should always be put to sleep on their backs. Be sure to remind babysitters, grandparents and other caregivers to do. It’s one thing for siblings of the opposite gender to bathe together when little, etc.

It’s another for two kids who have been sleeping separately to, at the cusp of puberty, spend the night naked.

List of related literature:

Bed sharing poses the additional risk of overlying, but this is generally only a concern when other children are sleeping in the same bed or a parent is intoxicated or extremely exhausted.

“The Nursing Mother's Companion” by Ruth A. Lawrence, Kathleen Huggins
from The Nursing Mother’s Companion
by Ruth A. Lawrence, Kathleen Huggins
Harvard Common Press, 2005

For example, the American Academy of Pediatrics (2016) has recently revised their guidelines on safe infant sleeping environments, which include room sharing but not bed-sharing, ideally for the first 12 months, as a means of reducing risk of sudden unexpected infant death syndrome.

“Handbook of Infant Mental Health, Fourth Edition” by Charles H. Zeanah
from Handbook of Infant Mental Health, Fourth Edition
by Charles H. Zeanah
Guilford Publications, 2018

There is no evidence that sleeping together—or not sleeping together— affects babies’ physical or emotional health, so it makes sense to do what feels right and comfortable for you.

“Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care: 9th Edition” by Benjamin Spock, Robert Needlman
from Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care: 9th Edition
by Benjamin Spock, Robert Needlman
Pocket Books, 2011

In Europe and China the shared bed was normal, and three or four children crowded into it.

“A Short History of the World” by Geoffrey Blainey
from A Short History of the World
by Geoffrey Blainey
Ivan R. Dee, 2003

When my babies were small, I practiced bed sharing when they—by which I mean we—napped.

“The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth” by Genevieve Howland
from The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth
by Genevieve Howland
Gallery Books, 2017

There is no evidence that sleeping together—or not sleeping together— affects a baby’s physical or emotional health.

“Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care: 8th Edition” by Benjamin Spock, Robert Needlman
from Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care: 8th Edition
by Benjamin Spock, Robert Needlman
Gallery Books, 2004

As always, it is important first to determine the routines and whether cultural considerations influence the sleep habits of the family or child.147 For example, some parents may sleep in the same room or bed with the infant or child, or the infant sleeps in the family living area instead of a bedroom.

“Occupational Therapy for Children and Adolescents E-Book” by Jane Case-Smith, Jane Clifford O'Brien
from Occupational Therapy for Children and Adolescents E-Book
by Jane Case-Smith, Jane Clifford O’Brien
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2014

If they sleep together, what issues have they had to work out and how, if at all, have they worked them out?

“Two in a Bed: The Social System of Couple Bed Sharing” by Paul C. Rosenblatt
from Two in a Bed: The Social System of Couple Bed Sharing
by Paul C. Rosenblatt
State University of New York Press, 2012

The oldest among them will sleep in the same room with you and your husband, and for two or three nights, you and your husband must have sex in front of her.

“A World of Babies: Imagined Childcare Guides for Seven Societies” by University Judy S Deloache, Judy S. DeLoache, Alma Gottlieb, Jerome S. Bruner, Professor of Anthropology Women's Studies and African Studies Alma Gottlieb
from A World of Babies: Imagined Childcare Guides for Seven Societies
by University Judy S Deloache, Judy S. DeLoache, et. al.
Cambridge University Press, 2000

In at least 41% of the 116 monogamous societies where spouses sleep in the same room, they also share the same bed or blanket or use adjacent sleeping places.

“Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender: Men and Women in the World's Cultures Topics and Cultures A-K Volume 1; Cultures L-Z -” by Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember
from Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender: Men and Women in the World’s Cultures Topics and Cultures A-K Volume 1; Cultures L-Z –
by Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember
Springer US, 2003

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  • I just thought of something…what if the reason that Grayson has Claustrophobia is bc since Ethan came out first and left him for a whole 20 min…plus he got stuck and needed the company of his twin…��ima genius������

  • Ahh! When when i was kid i always refuse to take nap and sleep so that i can play more and always complaint that I sleep so much, now that i am an adult i always complaint that i dont have enough sleep. Hahahaha the Irony!

  • 3:6. He is the One Who is shaping you in the wombs as He wishes; there is no Deity except Him, the Exalted, the Wise.

    It is told in verse 59: 24 that He is Lord Allah, the Creator of the soul, the Maker of the body and the Synchronizer of the soul with body; to Him belongs names submitted by the Best Book Adhikr; whatever in Heavens and in Earth glorifies Him, He is the Exalted, the Wise. See explanation 2: 28 and 129.

    From Adhikr-the Best Interpretation of Lord’s Book

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  • I feel like Ethan was so ‘generous’ with the food is so he can keep Grayson quiet lol he was the most uncomfortable with the space and Ethan just wanted some peace lol

  • love how hes ment to be an expert but he calls them babys not fetuses(idk if thats spelt right im not an expert but i do know that theyre not babys they are fetuses)

  • Grayson:realizes what Ethan says
    Grayson: omg we were grethan and then…
    Ethan:I just said that
    Grayson:then….
    Ethan:I know I JUST SAID THAT LMAOOO����

  • It’s so crazy how the world works like there was 1.3Billions of outcomes and they became twins! It could have been the dolan man instead of dolan twins!

  • i know nobody cares but i was literally 11 pounds when i was born and i didn’t even look that big i wore newborn clothes and everything i was just heavy i guess

  • Imagine if you were in the womb and your twin is dead. That’s what happened to me. Think that is why I struggle with depression so much. Also had survivors remorse for a lot of years.

  • Their knowledge of pregnancy and babies scare me. Love the way they’re talking about balls of cells being aware of each other and knowing each other ��