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Please tell me if it is good for a baby to sleep without a pillow?

Please tell me if it is good for a baby to sleep without a pillow?

Yes: An infant should sleep without a pillow so that they won't accidentally suffocate. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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Is it good to sleep without a pillow?

Is it good to sleep without a pillow?

No harm unless: You have gerd or perhaps a worsening of rem supine apnea without a pillow. ...Read more

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When is it safe for my baby to sleep with a pillow?

When is it safe for my baby to sleep with a pillow?

No: No. Babies should not sleep with soft blankets, pillows or stuffed toys. They need a firm sleeping surface and should always be placed on their backs to sleep. ...Read more

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I sleep with a blackberry under my pillow, is this bad?

I sleep with a blackberry under my pillow, is this bad?

Maybe lose gadget: You've probably read plenty of advice about maintaining a bedroom that's calm, cool, and clear of glowing electronic gadgets. With the device geared to go off, you leave yourself on constant readiness. Instead, at night you should be winding down to get a good sleep. ...Read more

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If you sleep with no pillow can you grow taller that way?

Pillow: No not really, sleeping with or without a pillow will not make any difference. Growth is under hormonal control. ...Read more

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At what age my baby need to sleep on pillow and neck support?

At what age my baby need to sleep on pillow and neck support?

2 years or older: Your baby should not sleep on a pillow until older than 2 years for safety. Should be sleeping safely on his back without loose fitting bedsheets, blankets or pillows. ...Read more

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What can sleeping with your phone under your pillows do to you?

What can sleeping with your phone under your pillows do to you?

Probably nothing: Believe it or not, your phone and other electronic devices transmit signals even when you are not aware. This is particularly true of smart phones that have background programs running. Not enough to do much to you but electronics in your bedroom are distractions. Typically this decreases your sleep quality through fragmenting your sleep. ...Read more

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Could use expert help with why adults use pillows for sleeping ?

Could use expert help with why adults use pillows for sleeping ?

Alighnment: "one of the main reasons we use pillows has to do with the complicated relationship between our heads, necks, and spines. When a person is walking upright during the day, the head and neck are held in vertical alignment over the spine by a complex arrangement of muscles and tendons. During sleep, however, many of these muscles relax, causing the head to fall backwards or forwards." wisegeek.Com. ...Read more