More than 3,500 babies in the U.S. die suddenly and unexpectedly every year while sleeping, often due to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) or accidental deaths from suffocation or strangulation.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated its Recommendations for Infant Sleep Safety. Here are a few important highlights.
For more information and to read the complete article written by Rachel Y. Moon, MD, FAAP at https://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/baby/sleep/Pages/A-Parents-Guide-to-Safe-Sleep.aspx