When a tightened, shortened neck muscle pulls your baby’s head to one side, it’s alarming. But most kids do quite well when this condition, called torticollis, is caught and treated early.
Deaths from sudden infant death syndrome remain high in some areas of the United States. Anyone caring for a baby must take steps to prevent SIDS.
A policy statement recently issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics now says moving your child into your bedroom — but not your bed — is a smart move.
For years, parents have been urged to place healthy babies on their backs to sleep. That’s because researchers believe that face-down sleeping is the most significant risk factor for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). But Skyler Kalady, MD, a pediatrician at Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital, says the protective measures don’t stop there. Here are some … Read More