Triadic bed-sharing and infant temperature.

  title={Triadic bed-sharing and infant temperature.},
  author={Helen L Ball},
  journal={Child: care, health and development},
  volume={28 Suppl 1},
The effects on infants of sleeping with their parents is currently the subject of much debate. One concern regarding infants who sleep in their parents' bed involves the possibility of overheating. Previous research reported a significantly greater core temperature of 0.1 degrees C among a cohort of bed-sharing infants compared with a matched cohort of infants sleeping alone. This paper presents a preliminary analysis of the overnight rectal temperature of 12 of the 20 infants who were… CONTINUE READING