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Friday, April 20, 2012

safe sleeping position to reduce the risk of sudden infant death

In 1992, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a recommendation that infants should be placed with a safe sleeping position to reduce the risk of sudden infant death. Now, after nearly 20 years, the suggestion that the more detailed with much research on sleep patterns, sleep position and various studies on the safety and health of infants. Placing babies sleep on their backs in a crib with a comfortable mattress, no pillow and no blanket, plus a box to put it in the same room as their parents are sleeping the recommended guidelines for child safety.The latest report states that as reported newsmaxhealth fully supine sleeping position is the safest position, while other positions are considered not as safe as the supine position. If the baby often slept with the prone position, you have to watch him more often. Why infant sleep position every parent should consider? This is because the number of reports of infants who died in his sleep. A series of studies have found that a safe sleeping environment and sleep position will reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome, shortness of breath, and difficulty moving.Not just a matter of sleeping position to be aware of the parents for the safety of the baby. The guidelines also recommend that babies sleep in a place with sufficient area in her own bed. It would be better if the baby is sleeping without other objects around it, such as pillows, quilts, dolls and toys, even bearing to the edge of the crib (bumper pads) is also not recommended used in cots. In addition, the baby should not sleep on a regular basis in a car seat or stroller, because many reports that the risk of infant suffocation die a lot happening on the two devices.Note that the recommendation is intended for infants up to one year. Not only that, the experts emphasized the importance of regular prenatal care for pregnant women and as far as possible be in the region or the smoke-free environment, as well as in infants and children.

sources: (VEM / yel)

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