More babies sleep safely
Public health campaigns have reduced the number of babies being put to sleep on their stomachs.
Lesko, S.M., et al. 1998. Changes in sleep position during infancy. Journal of the American Medical Association 280(July 22&29):336.
Willinger, M., et al. 1998. Factors associated with the transition to nonprone sleep positions of infants in the United States. Journal of the American Medical Association. 280(July 22&29):329.
National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Center for Research for Mothers and Children
Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch
Executive Building, Room 4B03
6100 Executive Boulevard
Mailstop Code 7510
Bethesda, MD 20892-7510
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