Things to consider
“the catch 22 – I’m afraid of bed-sharing so find myself on the sofa with baby to feed. – It’s important to be aware of this. Like bed-sharing accidents occur when parents fall asleep ‘accidentally’. Think about ways in which this can be prevented.
Evidence For Never Sleeping On A Sofa Or Armchair With A Baby
Infant deaths occurring on sofas make up a large proportion of sleep-related infant deaths. Sleep position, tobacco exposure, surface sharing, and change of sleep environment.
“Given that the risk of infant death on sofas is so high, it is important for parents and caregivers to be educated about safe sleep”*