Where Should Newborns Sleep?

by: Erin Dower

Have you decided where your new bundle of joy will sleep when she comes home? The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends keeping your infant in the same room where you sleep (but not in the same bed) to greatly reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), so a full-sized crib likely won't be your baby's first sleeping place. We've rounded up all the alternatives and considerations to make a safe choice for your new addition.

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