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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
November 2012 • #40
A Note from the Medical Editor
Babies are safest when sleeping on their backs during naps and at bedtime. Tummy time is a great playtime for your baby to build strong neck and shoulder muscles while supervised and awake. Pay attention to safe sleep practices for your child to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
~Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP
Medical Editor,
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