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US: It Takes a Village to Promote Infant Sleep Safety (Includes audio)
Public News Service – August 23, 2017
Since 1994, the American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended that babies sleep on their backs to avoid the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. However, a new survey shows that fewer than half of mothers are consistently following the recommendation – even though more than half say it’s a message they’re hearing from their doctors. Dr. Mike Gittelman, president-elect of the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, said pointing fingers isn’t the solution.
Study: Improvements in Infant Sleep Position: We Can Do Better!: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2017/08/17/peds.2017-2068.full#xref-ref-10-1