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Note from Dr Rubens responding to Seattle Times article
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Center for Integrative Brain Research - Children's Hospital
Nationally and locally, parents/caregivers have conveyed several reasons for not adhering to the infant safe sleep guidelines recommended by American Academy of Pediatricians, SIDS of Pennsylvania, and the Allegheny County Health Department Perinatal Periods of Risk Team.
Reasons for not following infant safe sleep guidelines include:
Health professionals are encouraged to listen to the parent/caregiver’s understanding regarding infant safe sleep and provide guidance in a sensitive and culturally appropriate manner. The following toolkit was developed to help guide nurses or other health care professionals to provide information about infant safe sleep in a sensitive and culturally appropriate way.
SIDS IS NOT: