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“Back To Sleep” Turns 20

It was 20 years ago that the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) first called for parents and caregivers not to place their babies on their tummies for sleep. Two years later, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development... more

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When Can My Child Sleep On Her Belly?

I hear that all babies should be put to sleep on their backs. How long do I need to do this? When can my child safely sleep on her belly? more

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Are Any Drop-Side Cribs Safe?

I know millions of drop-side cribs have been recalled but are any considered safe? What do I do if I have a drop-side crib? more

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Can I Use A Crib Bumper?

I am outfitting my baby’s crib. I know that fluffy blankets, comforters, and pillows are not recommended. But what about a crib bumper? more

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How Can I Safely Swaddle My Baby?

I intend to swaddle my baby. Is there a right or wrong way to swaddle? more

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Is Swaddling Safe?

Is it safe for me to swaddle my baby at bedtime and naptimes? more

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What Is the Ideal Temperature For My Baby’s Room?

Can my baby overheat at night? What is the ideal temperature for my baby’s room? more

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Is Sleeping With A Stuffed Animal Safe?

I know bumpers should not ever be used in cribs but is there a right age when my child can safely sleep with a blanket, pillow, or stuffed animal? more

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How Do I Fix A Flat Head?

My baby has a flat spot on the back of her head. What can I do to make it go away? more

Milwaukee ad campaign against co-sleeping

Bed, Baby & Butcher Knife

What do an adult bed, a baby, and a butcher knife have in common? The Milwaukee Department of Health would have you believe that they all kill. A picture of a sleeping baby in an adult bed next to a large... more