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When Is It Safe To Let A Baby Sleep With A Pillow
Quiet motor sound ok: Babies will often sleep better if there is a continuous motor sound as it blocks more erratic noise, as long as it is not too loud, which could affect hearing When you refer to "on the hairdryer sound," it is not clear where you planned to put the hairdryer and I am concerned more about burns and hot air blowing, etc or whether the hairdryer will overheat and become a fire hazard. ...Read more
My 46 day baby sleep through the night and demands feed after 5-6 hrs. During day he demands every 2 hr. So is it safe to let him steep without feed.
Yes: This is perfectly normal for this age. As long as he is being fed every 2-3 hours during the day, he will be perfectly fine during the night. ...Read more
Is it safe to have baby sleep in pack-n-play (all mesh around, flat surface w/exception of crease down middle to fold mattress) for first 3-4 months?
Sure: Sure this is fine. Many parents prefer to do this and have the baby sleep close in their bedroom. It's especially great for nursing moms to be close to baby, but for baby to have his own space. Just be sure and put baby down on his back to sleep! Other SIDS reduction factors include keeping the room cool, 68 degrees rather than 72. Put baby down without a hat, as well. ...Read more
No: Never give your baby anything to try and help them sleep. This is extremely dangerous. Just because something is labeled an herb, or sold in a health food store does not mean that it is safe. It is never advisable under any circumstances to give an infant a sleep aide whether it be by prescription or over the counter. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Unless you have an allergy or sensitivity to the materials in the pillow or it is somehow contaminated with bacteria or other organisms, it should be safe. This also assumes that you do not have a condition that made your neck unstable (such as major neck trauma, severe rheumatoid arthritis). ...Read more
Is it safe to sleep with cell phone in bed for alarm purposes? Not directly under pillow, but in the bed in general? Risk of cancers, (i.E. Breast)?
My infant has a mild case of acid reflux. Is it safe to let her sleep regularly in a rocker sleeper due to its incline?
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