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How can I prevent sudden infant death syndrome?

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Dr. Bert Mandelbaum
Pediatrics
11 doctors agree

In brief: Back to Sleep

We still don't know what causes sids, but we do know ways to reduce the risk of it.
The most important thing you can do for your infant is put them on their back when they go to sleep. For a full list of suggestions from the aap on how to reduce the risk of sids, see the link below. http://www.healthychildren.org/english/ages-stages/baby/sleep/pages/preventing-sids.aspx.

In brief: Back to Sleep

We still don't know what causes sids, but we do know ways to reduce the risk of it.
The most important thing you can do for your infant is put them on their back when they go to sleep. For a full list of suggestions from the aap on how to reduce the risk of sids, see the link below. http://www.healthychildren.org/english/ages-stages/baby/sleep/pages/preventing-sids.aspx.
Dr. Bert Mandelbaum
Dr. Bert Mandelbaum
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Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics

In brief: Sleep Position

Babies who sleep on their stomach or side, have a higher risk of sids, therefore they should always sleep on their back.
Pacifier use and background noise, such as a ceiling fan, have been shown to decrease the risk as well. Smokers in the home and overheating have been shown to increase the risk.

In brief: Sleep Position

Babies who sleep on their stomach or side, have a higher risk of sids, therefore they should always sleep on their back.
Pacifier use and background noise, such as a ceiling fan, have been shown to decrease the risk as well. Smokers in the home and overheating have been shown to increase the risk.
Dr. Scott Katz
Dr. Scott Katz
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