Experts caution against co-sleeping in order to help prevent SIDS. These tips from parents may help ease children into sleeping in their own beds, reports The Stir.

“We attached the crib to the bed like a sidecar. It was the perfect set-up. At 9.5 months we moved her into her own room because our creaky bed was waking her up at night, and in turn she was waking us up. The transition was very easy; she never seemed to care at all, and everyone slept better from the first night.”