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At what age can I start covering my child with a blanket in her crib?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: When they can stand
The sad truth is we loose babies every year who suffocate in their blankets or with their nose trapped against a soft bumper.When they can reliably move to shift out of such a position when half asleep, blankets are okay.
I wait until they can stand. A well insulated sleeper outfit satisfies all of babies needs. Blankets are not necessary.

In brief: When they can stand
The sad truth is we loose babies every year who suffocate in their blankets or with their nose trapped against a soft bumper.When they can reliably move to shift out of such a position when half asleep, blankets are okay.
I wait until they can stand. A well insulated sleeper outfit satisfies all of babies needs. Blankets are not necessary.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
In brief: NEWBORN
Thy don't move alot and you always check the baby for breast or bottle feeding.

In brief: NEWBORN
Thy don't move alot and you always check the baby for breast or bottle feeding.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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