Study says more than half of all infants at risk for suffocation or SIDS when sleeping

December 1, 2014 7:04 AM

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Study says more than half of all infants at risk for suffocation or SIDS when sleeping

FILE- In this March 22, 2012 file photo, Dr. Wendy Gunther demonstrates how an infant can die due to unsafe sleeping practices using a scene re-enactment doll in Norfolk, Va. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Steve Earley, File)

CHICAGO – Too many U.S. infants sleep with blankets, pillows or other unsafe bedding that may lead to suffocation or sudden infant death syndrome, despite guidelines recommending against the practice. That's according to researchers who say 17 years of national data show parents need to be better i...

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