Acta Paediatrica

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Edited By: Hugo Lagercrantz

Impact Factor: 1.842

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 43/118 (Pediatrics)

Online ISSN: 1651-2227

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May 2015:

Updated Swedish advice on reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome
This study reviews updated advice from the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare on reducing risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). The aim of the update is to maintain the current low Swedish incidence of SIDS and reduce it still further. Issues like sleeping positions. smoking, breastfeeding, bed sharing and using pacifiers are covered. The guidelines conclude that infants under three months of age are safest sleeping in their own cot and that a pacifier can be used when they are going to sleep.

Read the full article by Göran Wennergren et al. (pp. 444-448) for free here

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