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what is the safest way for my 5 month old to sleep?

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Dr. Jonathan Jassey
16 years experience Pediatrics
Sleep: Not sure what you are looking for in the question. Do you mean safest position? Which is the back. You mean swaddled or not? Most kids aren't by now. You asking on how to get your child to sleep? Read "The Newborn Sleep Book" for an easy approach on that. Hope this helps!!
Answered on Feb 29, 2016
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Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Back to sleep: Always place your child in a sleeping environment free of pillows, blankets and stuffed animals. No bumper pads either. Dress them in a comfortable onsie - make sure not to thick or they will get too hot. Always place on their back to sleep.
Answered on Oct 11, 2015

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