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Jennifer Miller - HD FS 229 The Complexity of Parent-Child Cosleeping There is great debate over parent-child cosleeping. Some researchers assumed cosleeping was linked to family or cultural beliefs. Observations indicate that cosleeping is quite common, in what is called, collectivistic cultures (the group or family's needs come before the individuals), and sleeping alone is in individualistic cultures (the individuals needs come before the group or family). Some are under the assumption that parents whose children sleep alone, will learn to behave as an independant person. Whereas, parents who encourage cosleeping, are teaching them that families operate together, rather than individually. Mothers who had children between six months and five years old, were surveyed in regards to sleeping arrangements and their beliefs. Indicating cosleeping isn't connected to a family's culture, these were the supportive results of cosleeping: 13% of mothers supported infant cosleeping 15% toddlers
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