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Crib Bumper Buyback To Boost Sleep Safety

You probably know a family or two who uses them. We considered them ourselves. Crib bumpers—the cushiony accessories lining the inside perimeter of your baby’s crib—remain a leading nursery item on registries and wish lists across the nation despite the... more

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What Is SIDS?

What is SIDS, and how can I reduce my baby’s risk? more

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How Do I Keep My Baby Safe While Sleeping?

Do I always have to put my baby to sleep on her back? Is a crib the safest place for her to sleep? more

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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