Pediatricians Offer New Recommendations To Prevent SIDS

by Jon Henshaw

USA Today reports on new pediatrician recommendations for preventing SIDS

To best protect babies from sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, they should be offered pacifiers and should not sleep on their sides, pediatricians advised Monday…

…”We’re no longer recommending the side position because infants often roll over onto their stomachs,” says John Kattwinkel, a University of Virginia neonatologist who chairs the academy panel that wrote the new policy.

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