Dorota A Paluszynska

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OBJECTIVE Several studies have found that back- or side-sleeping infants who are inexperienced in prone sleeping are at much higher risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) when they turn to prone or are placed prone for sleep compared with infants who normally sleep prone. Moreover, such inexperienced infants are more likely to be found in the(More)
OBJECTIVE Infants who sleep prone and face down on soft bedding are particularly vulnerable for sudden infant death syndrome. It has been suggested that 1 mechanism of death in this situation involves rebreathing of expired air. Many infants tolerate rebreathing while lying prone face down for long periods with stable saturations. Others occasionally have(More)
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