Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, January 5th, 2003
SIDS deaths have decreased nearly 50% since the American Academy of Pediatrics 1992 recommendation that babies be placed on their backs to sleep. But when infants reach 2 months of age, about 20% of parents in the United States place their babies on their stomachs to sleep because they say they appear more comfortable or to sleep better.
"That's also the time when babies have enough strength and are big enough that they can escape from the typical 'burrito' wrap...
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