Magazines misinforming parents about SIDS

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The study concludes that magazines often show babies in unsafe sleeping positions, or holding a blanket or stuffed animal. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that infants sleep on their backs, avoid loose bedding, soft sleeping surfaces and bed sharing, all to prevent SIDS.

It is the leading cause of death for children between 1-month-old and 1-year-old.

The new study is published in the journal Pediatrics.

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