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sleep positioner

How long does an infant need to sleep with a sleep positioner? I know its unsafe for a baby to sleep on his/her tummy....

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Asked by Anonymous at 4:17 PM on Sep. 25, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Sleep positioners made out of foam, which are supposed to help babies sleep on their backs. But pediatricians, child safety experts, and Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports, all caution against using sleep positioners.

    Answer by Gailll at 4:22 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

  • K well read up on their caution and make your own decision. We used the foam wedge positioners until they could roll over on their own. Never had a problem.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:26 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

  • we never used a positioner- we swaddled until dd could squirm out of it, then we just let her sleep as is- she still woke up every few hours to eat until six months, so i didn't worry about suffocation.

    Answer by preacherskid at 5:10 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

  • my DD stays on her back without being swaddled or having the positioner, have you been having problems or are you doing early research?

    Answer by gottalovemal at 8:42 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

  • Well my son is 5 months and he rolls onto his stomach when hes not in the sleep positioner.. I was just wondering when he can sleep without it? ....

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:16 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

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