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Keeping Your Infant Safe During Sleep Time

December 10, 20149 min
SIDS is the leading cause of death for infants between 1 month and 12 months of age.The safest place for your baby to sleep is in the room where you sleep, but not in your bed.You can reduce your baby’s risk of dying from SIDS by talking to those who care for your baby, including child care providers, babysitters, family, and friends, about placing your baby to sleep on his back during naps and at night.The crib or bassinet should be free from toys, soft bedding, blankets, and pillows.Dr. Corinn Cross is here to discuss the best ways to ensure your child has a good and safe nights sleep.

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