How to Swaddle Baby Safely 

Swaddling is a common parenting practice that has been around for ages and it is recommended for infants because of how it reminds them of being in mother’s womb. While swaddled, baby feels safe and comforted allowing them to self-soothe so they can fall asleep and stay asleep longer periods of time. The problem is,…

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New Technology in Crib Mattresses Could Eliminate Many Sleep Related Deaths

(DETROIT, MI) – SafeSleep founder and her sister, a pediatrician, championed for the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Safe Sleep Task Force members to include findings from several scientific peer-reviewed studies that support air permeable crib mattresses as being safer than fiberfill (air-impermeable) mattresses for the infant who rolls.  Based on similar data, they also encouraged the…

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How Does Your Pediatrician Answer the Question, “What Should I Do? My Baby is Rolling”

Pediatricians are receiving multiple concerns from parents whose baby is rolling over.  Some are finding their infants face down on the crib mattress. The recommendations and guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP),  do not address this horrifying situation. Parents are either inappropriately reassured by their pediatrician that once their baby is rolling over…

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