Sofa Sleeping Leads to Rise in Percentage of Infant Mortality

October 13, 2014 2:15 PM

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A new study warns parents that putting infants to sleep on sofa or other soft surface is dangerous.

Sleep environment is regarded as a key factor in lowering the nearly 4000 unexpected sleep-related infant deaths that take place each year. These deaths mostly occur due to accidental suffocation and strangulation. In 1992, the American Academy of Pediatrics released recommendation that infants be p...

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