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But that may not alleviate parental concerns about sleeping infants.
The American Academy of Pediatrics offers this information for anxious parents:
- Despite sleeping on the back, baby is at little risk of choking on spit-up, or breathing or digestive problems, research has found.
- To ease concerns about baby developing a "flat head," alternate which direction baby's head faces while sleeping.
- To strengthen baby's neck and stomach muscles, practice tummy time while baby is awake.
-- Diana Kohnle
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