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Health Topics: SIDS
Tips to reduce your baby's the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Discussed by: Dr. Rachel Moon.
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SIDS specialist Rachel Moon, MD, warns parents that adult mattresses do not meet the same safety standards as infant mattresses, and bed sharing causes infants to overheat.
Pediatric experts from Children’s National will present at the 2013 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition.
Rachel Moon, MD, a leader in SIDS research, is conducting a study that may help us better understand the difficulty of changing health behaviors, even when parents are aware that these behaviors may increase their baby's chance of SIDS.
Sleeping on sofas is hazardous to your baby’s health. Rachel Y. Moon, MD, Associate Chief of the Diana L. and Stephen A. Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health at Children’s National Health System, says that sofas or other soft surfaces are “extremely hazardous sleep surfaces for infants.”