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My baby is 9 months now and still sleeping in a bassinet in my room, is that ok for her back development or its better to lay her down on a mattress?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Doesn't matter: I recommend a firm mattress with no blankets, bumpers, pillows for infants.Many infants have suffocated in these in the past. Babies back will develop fine in either setting.

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