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Should my baby not sleep on her left side if she has a heart problem?
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Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics
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In brief: Ask her doctor.
For almost all babies, sleeping on the back is best because it decreases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome ('crib death").
For many types of congenital heart defects, sleep position does not affect cardiac function, but talk to her cardiologist to be sure.

In brief: Ask her doctor.
For almost all babies, sleeping on the back is best because it decreases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome ('crib death").
For many types of congenital heart defects, sleep position does not affect cardiac function, but talk to her cardiologist to be sure.
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