Prone or supine body position and sleep characteristics in infants.

@article{Kahn1993ProneOS,
  title={Prone or supine body position and sleep characteristics in infants.},
  author={Andr{\'e} Kahn and Jos{\'e} J Groswasser and Martine Sottiaux and E. Rebuffat and Patricia Franco and Mich{\`e}le Dramaix},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1993},
  volume={91 6},
  pages={1112-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the potential relation between body position and sleep characteristics in normal infants. PATIENTS Two groups of 3-month-old healthy infants were evaluated: 40 infants who usually slept supine, and 40 who usually slept prone. The two groups were matched for gender, gestational age, postnatal age, birth weight, and total recording time. RECORDING TECHNIQUES: The 80 infants were studied polygraphically during one night in the pediatric sleep laboratory. They were allowed… CONTINUE READING

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