The Quest for Rest: Should Babies Co-Sleep or Cry It Out?

You feed them, bathe them, read them books and sing them lullabies. But for so many parents, this tender bedtime ritual is only the preamble to a nightly psychodrama. There will be tears. And screams. Coercion and attrition, bribing and begging, self-doubt and exhaustion. At the Byrne household in Hoboken, N.J., 5-month-old Brady Byrne puts his parents through a sleep-deprivation test that would be considered cruel and unusual by most governments. "We need a good system, but we're so...Full Story
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