Effects of sleep position on infant motor development.

  title={Effects of sleep position on infant motor development.},
  author={Bennet E Davis and Rachel Y. Moon and Hari Cheryl Sachs and Mary C Ottolini},
  volume={102 5},
BACKGROUND As a result of the American Academy of Pediatrics' recommendation that healthy infants be placed on their side or back for sleep, the percentage of infants sleeping prone has decreased dramatically. With the increase in supine sleeping, pediatricians have questioned if there are differences in the rate of acquisition of early motor milestones between prone and supine sleeping infants. METHODS To examine this question, we performed a prospective, practice-based study of healthy term… CONTINUE READING
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