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June 7, 2014 6:37 PM

Despite evidence of danger, some parents still share beds with infants

“It is such an overlooked topic,” said Amanda Pickman, whose 7-month-old son, Madden, died in 2012 while sleeping in Pickman’s bed in Kansas City. “You don’t know until it happens to you.” While the American Academy of Pediatrics and others say to avoid bed-sharing, other experts think it is beneficial.

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