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And fully 91 percent slept with unsafe items, such as pillows, stuffed animals, bumper pads and sleep positioners. And while 86 percent of 1-month-olds were put to sleep on their back. And fully 91 percent slept with unsafe items, such as pillows, stuffed animals, bumper pads and sleep positioners. And while 86 percent of 1-month-olds were put to sleep on their backs, that shifted as time went on: At the age of 6 months, one-third of babies were placed on the tummy or side, the videos revealed.

It turned out that nearly all parents put their babies to sleep with items in the crib that can raise the odds of SIDS including pillows, loose bedding, and. Overall, the study found, 21 percent of 1-month-olds were put to sleep on a surface that’s not considered safe—including their parents’ bed, a car seat or baby swing. And fully 91 percent slept. And fully 91 percent slept with unsafe items, such as pillows, stuffed animals, bumper pads and sleep positioners. And while 86 percent of 1-month-olds were put to sleep on their backs, that shifted as time went on: At the age of 6 months, one-third of babies were placed on the tummy or side, the videos revealed.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendations for preventing SIDS and other sleep-related problems read as follows: Always place babies on their backs to sleep. Use a firm sleep. Many babies still put to sleep in unsafe positions Each year many infants die suddenly, from no obvious cause. A majority of those deaths are labelled as SIDS, a phenomenon that researchers still. If the baby sleeps on the stomach, i.e., in the prone position, they may be lying with the face very close to the sheets and breathing the same air.

The baby may suffocate while sleeping on the stomach if the mattress is very soft. The baby may also breathe in microbes present on the mattress. When Can Babies Sleep On Stomach?

Babies Often Put to Sleep in Unsafe Positions Despite decades of warnings from the “Back to Sleep” campaign, many parents are still putting their babies to sleep in ways that raise the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), a new study finds. Overall, the study found, 21 percent of 1-month-olds were put to sleep on a surface that’s not considered safe including their parents’ bed, a car seat or baby swing. And fully 91 percent slept with unsafe items, such as pillows, stuffed animals, bumper pads and sleep positioners.

List of related literature:

Because of the risk of sudden infant death syndrome, a prone position cannot be recommended for sleep.5 Older children may have some relief from GERD when they lie on their left side or with the head of the bed elevated.

“Integrative Medicine E-Book” by David Rakel
from Integrative Medicine E-Book
by David Rakel
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2012

Infants put to sleep on their sides may easily roll over to a prone (face-down) position, thus placing them at higher risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

“Maternal Child Nursing Care in Canada E-Book” by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, Lisa Keenan-Lindsay, David Wilson, Cheryl A. Sams
from Maternal Child Nursing Care in Canada E-Book
by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2016

Many mothers who chose the prone position did so because they perceived it to be safer than supine.

“Issues in Discovery, Experimental, and Laboratory Medicine: 2011 Edition” by Q. Ashton Acton, PhD
from Issues in Discovery, Experimental, and Laboratory Medicine: 2011 Edition
by Q. Ashton Acton, PhD
ScholarlyEditions, 2012

Babies sleeping on their side have an increased risk of SIDS compared to babies lying in the supine position; the increased risk can be attributed in part to babies being able to roll into a prone position.

“Mayes' Midwifery E-Book: A Textbook for Midwives” by Sue Macdonald
from Mayes’ Midwifery E-Book: A Textbook for Midwives
by Sue Macdonald
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2011

Although the lateral position for sleeping has also been recommended, positioning infants on their sides may not be as safe, because the infant may roll over into the prone position.

“Swaiman's Pediatric Neurology E-Book: Principles and Practice” by Kenneth F. Swaiman, Stephen Ashwal, Donna M Ferriero, Nina F Schor
from Swaiman’s Pediatric Neurology E-Book: Principles and Practice
by Kenneth F. Swaiman, Stephen Ashwal, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2011

(NB: Prone position is not recommended for normal infants related to the increased chance of sudden infant death syndrome – SIDS.)

“Concise Text Book for Pediatric Nursing E-Book” by Assuma Beevi
from Concise Text Book for Pediatric Nursing E-Book
by Assuma Beevi
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2019

• Sleep and position safety: • Position infants on their backs for sleep.

“Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants E-Book” by Sheila A. Sorrentino, Leighann Remmert
from Mosby’s Textbook for Nursing Assistants E-Book
by Sheila A. Sorrentino, Leighann Remmert
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2016

To decrease risk, position infants on their back (supine) only.

“Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review: Fast Facts and Practice Questions, Second Edition” by Maria T. Codina Leik, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C, AGPCNP-BC
from Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review: Fast Facts and Practice Questions, Second Edition
by Maria T. Codina Leik, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C, AGPCNP-BC
Springer Publishing Company, 2013

Because prone positioning is associated with increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), supine positioning during sleep in infants is recommended.

“Pediatric Primary Care E-Book” by Catherine E. Burns, Ardys M. Dunn, Margaret A. Brady, Nancy Barber Starr, Catherine G. Blosser, Dawn Lee Garzon Maaks
from Pediatric Primary Care E-Book
by Catherine E. Burns, Ardys M. Dunn, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2012

Infants become habituated to the prone position for sleeping, especially if they have had a prolonged hospitalization, which makes it more difficult for parents to change the baby’s sleeping position to the back-lying position (Burnett & Adler, 2011).

“Comprehensive Neonatal Nursing Care: Fifth Edition” by Carole Kenner, PhD, NNP, FAAN, Judy Wright Lott, DSN, RN, BC-NNP, FAAN
from Comprehensive Neonatal Nursing Care: Fifth Edition
by Carole Kenner, PhD, NNP, FAAN, Judy Wright Lott, DSN, RN, BC-NNP, FAAN
Springer Publishing Company, 2013

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  • What animal sleeps away from the youngest? Bedsharing is natural and safe as long as you don’t smoke or take drugs. If the baby gets hungry, you feel it right away and breastfeed before baby is too upset. If baby is no sleepy but you are, he or she will stay quietly by your side because of the cozy feeling.

  • When I was in the hospital baby wouldn’t sleep at all I made a little spot next to him on the hospital bed & now we bed share �� that’s the only way he will be able to sleep