How to reduce your baby’s risk of SIDS

How to reduce your baby’s risk of SIDS Since the start of the Back to Sleep Campaigns to combat Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, there has been quite a bit of noise made about how you should put your child to sleep at night.  Some companies have developed new products and claimed that they are guaranteed […]

The Influence of the Back to Sleep Campaign on Flat Head Syndrome

The Influence of the Back to Sleep Campaign on Flat Head Syndrome The early 1990s brought parents the ability to sleep more soundly and worry less about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Researchers compiled sleep data from multiple cultures and discovered that infant sleep position is strongly related to SIDS, leading to the recommendation that […]

Infant Sleep Recommendations: past and present

Infant Sleep Recommendations: past and present Raising a child can be a challenging task, and as parents we do our best to stay current on good parenting practices. In the 1970s, car seats were new and sleep was taken for granted.  Today, numerous books on infant sleep can be found in any bookstore, and car […]

What is the “Back To Sleep” Campaign?

What is the “Back To Sleep” Campaign? In 1992, The American Academy of Pediatrics stated that putting babies to sleep on their backs greatly reduced Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) rates.  The SIDS rate in China was very low compared to the rate in the United States.  Chinese tend to put their babies to sleep […]