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Updated AAP Guidelines on Safe Sleep for Prevention of SIDS

Posted on: 02/10/2017

Federal health agencies have announced their support of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) updated guidelines on safe sleep in infants.

One of the most notable changes is the recommendation that children sleep in the same room, but not in the same bed, as their parents, for at least the first 6 months after birth but ideally until age 1, to prevent sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) or sudden unexpected infant death syndrome (SUIDs).

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Source: Neurology Advisor

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