I cosleep (bedshare) with my 16 month old DS. He still nurses to sleep and still wakes up 2-3 times a night to nurse and fall back asleep. It started when I went back to work when he was 3 months old, and he rejected the bottle and began reverse cycling. Bedsharing was the only way I could get enough rest to last through the day. Now, I don't mind bedsharing and nursing with DS. I get plenty of sleep, because I barely wake up when I nurse him at night, and I love cuddling with him throughout the night.
Just found out that I'm expecting and #2 will be born in November, when DS is 23 months old. How do most people handle bedsharing with a toddler and a newborn? If I bring the newborn into the bed with us, will DS's sleep be constantly disrupted? And will there be enough room in the bed? How can I switch sides to lie down to nurse the baby if DS is taking up half the bed?
I was thinking that DS would sleep with DH once the newborn is here, but due to the whole nursing to sleep thing, DS can't fall asleep with DH around right now. Maybe once I wean it'll sort itself out? I'm hoping that when my breast milk changes, DS will wean himself naturally. DS does NOT seem ready to wean at all right now.
Anyone BTDT and have some advice for me?