Sleep surface (risks of chairs, sofas,adult beds, car seats, etc.)
Sleep environment (room sharing, risks of bed-sharing*)
Soft materials (toys, bumper pads, pillows, blankets, positioning aids)
Immunizations (safety, no link to SIDS)
* It is critical to educate parents on the risks associated with bed-sharing. In Maryland, there were 267 Sudden Unexplained Infant Deaths from 2011 to 2015. At least 49% of these deaths involved bed-sharing (see 2016 Maryland Child Fatality Review Annual Report ).
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