The Family Bed

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Perigee, Mar 1, 1987 - Health & Fitness - 159 pages
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The sharing of the family bed by parents and their children is no modern notion. From cave to castle, all over the world, group sleeping was accepted as the norm. It has only been within the last 150 years that modern Western "authorities" have discouraged this practice.

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User Review  - Elizabeth Merchant - Goodreads

It's outdated, it lacks research to back up its theories, and even its first-person accounts are a little anemic. At least it existed back when all the baby books forbade co-sleeping, but a much more ... Read full review

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User Review  - Denise - Goodreads

This book has opened my mind and gave me clarity as to really how to raise a child as a human being. I feel that the traditions from my family are outdated and do not match the needs of my child. I ... Read full review


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Thevenin was educated in the Netherlands and the United States.

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