CDC: over half of infants in the US sleep with 'hazardous bedding'

December 1, 2014 4:10 PM

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CDC: over half of infants in the US sleep with 'hazardous bedding'

The study, from researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is published in Pediatrics, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

In 1992, the AAP issued a recommendation that infants sleep on their backs, and 2 years later, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) launched a campaign called Safe to Sleep, also advocating for placing babies on their backs to sleep.

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