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A 30-year-old female asked about a male:

My 5mth old rolls from back to belly when in crib. he can't roll back, cries loudly & doesn't turn head. crib is empty. is he safe sleep-faceplanting?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
Family Medicine 10 years experience
No: For a kid age less than 12 months, recommendation is to sleep on back. If baby is uncomfortable due to reflux, then discuss the management with physician.

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Last updated Sep 8, 2017

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