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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Roberts
23 years experience Pediatrics
Sleep on the back: It is safest to sleep your baby on his or her back. That is the best position as babies who sleep on their stomachs are at the highest risk of develop ... Read More
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Dr. Evelyn Hurvitz
37 years experience Pediatrics
Back to Sleep: Experts now recommend: - put your baby to sleep on her back - be sure that your baby sleeps on her own, and not in her parents' bed - encourage ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Haasz
15 years experience Pediatrics
Pacifiers: Pacifiers do reduce the risk of SIDS, although the mechanism is unclear.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
No increased risk: Bundling babies should not increase the risk of SIDS providing they are put on their back to sleep, their nose and mouth are not covered, and wrap is ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No , but: Swaddling should gradually be loosened and removed from the crib as soon as the babies need for is subsides. As babies begin to move in their sleep th ... Read More
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Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possibly: There is strong suggestion that it does, but no clear explanation why. http://www.medpagetoday.com/pediatrics/generalpediatrics/27019.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Pappas
23 years experience Pediatrics
No: That is not true. In fact, since the institution of the hep b vaccination, the incidence of sids has actually decreased. In the early 90's, there was ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Low risk: At this age, if he is developed enough to roll over, the risk is very low for SIDS, and neither of you will get rest if you keep turning him over. Ot ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Death Syndrome: Sudden infant death syndrome. This common and tragic problem is the sudden death of a young baby without any warning signs. There has been some incre ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
17 years experience Pediatrics
Sleeping on belly: Recent studies have shown that belly sleeping can be major cause of sids, causing decreased oxygen to brain. Nowadays, the recommendations by the aap ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Sudden infant death syndrome is an unexplained sudden death of a baby usually in there sleep. As causes such as sleeping position and botulinus contam ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Autopsy negative: This is negative "proof". A pathologist can look at brainstem sections under a microscope and find only microscopic evidence but that seems to be rare ... Read More
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