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AleksandarNakic / Getty Images When it comes to the safest baby sleeping positions for infants, on their back is the clear winner, says the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The reason: This sleeping position has been shown to reduce the incidence of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Why Sleeping on the Back Is Safest for Babies. Sleeping bags with a fitted neck and armholes and no hood are considered the safest. Wrapping a baby in lightweight cotton or muslin also helps in preventing him from rolling onto the tummy during sleep.
Avoid overheating: Infants should be clothed lightly for sleep. Avoid over-bundling and check if the baby is not hot to touch. Sleep on the back – place your baby on her back for sleep at night and for naps.
You can practice tummy time during the day when your child is awake and you are present to monitor her to strengthen her neck and shoulder muscles. Designated sleep space – your baby should have her own sleep space with a firm mattress and a tight-fitting sheet. Safe Sleep for Your Baby Doreen McComas, Maternal Infant Health Program Coordinator.
One of the goals in our Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP) is to talk to parents and caregivers about SAFE SLEEP for babies. Because babies spend a lot of time sleeping, safe sleep is a big priority. In 2019, Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play and other “inclined sleepers” were recalled after they were associated with at least 50 infant deaths.
A story by the Washington Post raised further questions about how these sleepers were designed and regulated, as well as reminding parents about the importance of following safe sleep guidelines to reduce the risk of sudden infant death. Sleeping on your left side is often referred to as the “ideal” scenario during pregnancy. Positioning yourself on the left side of your body allows for optimal blood flow from the inferior vena. Sleeping on your side is the best position for you and your baby during pregnancy, especially once you’re more than halfway through. You can use pillows under your belly, between your legs, and behind your back if you like.
You can lean back against a. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that healthy infants be placed on their backs for sleep, as this is the safest position for an infant to sleep. Putting your baby to sleep on his back decreases his chance of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), which is responsible for more infant deaths in the United States than any other cause during the first.
Back sleeping is the best way to reduce the risk of SIDS and is the recommended position until babies can roll over fully on their own―even for babies with reflux. 2. Transfer a sleeping baby to a firm, flat safe sleep surface when not traveling. According to the vast majority of pediatricians as well as the American Association of Pediatrics (AAP) and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD,) if your baby is healthy and if you haven’t received alternative instruction from your pediatrician, the safest sleeping position for your baby is on his or her back.
List of related literature:
|from Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby’s First Year|
|from Choices in Relationships|
|from Pediatric Primary Care E-Book|
|from Swaiman’s Pediatric Neurology E-Book: Principles and Practice|
|from Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease E-Book|
|from Mayes’ Midwifery E-Book: A Textbook for Midwives|
|from Maternal Child Nursing Care in Canada E-Book|
|from Integrative Medicine E-Book|
|from Essentials of Psychology|
|from Maternity and Women’s Health Care E-Book|