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Will letting my baby sleep on his side cause a stiff neck?
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Dr. Sue Hall
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: No; not a good idea
Letting your baby sleep on his side shouldn't cause a stiff neck, but this position is not recommended for sleep because of the risk of sids.
Babies should sleep on their backs; the incidence of sids is lower than if babies sleep on their sides.

In brief: No; not a good idea
Letting your baby sleep on his side shouldn't cause a stiff neck, but this position is not recommended for sleep because of the risk of sids.
Babies should sleep on their backs; the incidence of sids is lower than if babies sleep on their sides.
Dr. Sue Hall
Dr. Sue Hall
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Dr. Julia Lee
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Back is better
It is recommended that babies be put on their backs to sleep because it may decrease the risk of sids (sudden infant death syndrome.
) allowing infants to sleep on their backs or sides is not recommended.

In brief: Back is better
It is recommended that babies be put on their backs to sleep because it may decrease the risk of sids (sudden infant death syndrome.
) allowing infants to sleep on their backs or sides is not recommended.
Dr. Julia Lee
Dr. Julia Lee
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