<P>As baby grows beyond 5-6 months they will move around the cot and roll over; settle baby to sleep on their back but let them find the sleep position they feel most comfortable in. A safe cot and safe sleep environment is still necessary for older babies. Ideally share the same room as your baby when your baby naps during the day. However, for day time sleeps, the safety of the babys sleep environment should be viewed as a priority over sharing the same room as baby. Special note about bed-sharing Many parents bring baby into bed to feed, cuddle and settle their baby. In cultures across the world, including Australia, many parents choose to share a bed with their baby. Sharing a sleep surface with a baby increases the risk of SUDI in some circumstances. Babies who are most at risk of sleeping accidents whilst sharing a sleep surface are babies less than three months of age, and babies born preterm or small for gestational age (low birth weight). Sharing a sleep surface with a baby must be avoided in the following circumstances where: ìEDE\\VKDUHVWKHVOHHSVXUIDFHZLWKDVPRNHU ìFDUHJLYHULVXQGHUWKHLQIOXHQFHRIDOFRKRORU drugs that cause sedation ìEDE\\LVSUHPDWXUHVPDOOZKHQERUQRUOHVVWKDQ PRQWKVRIDJH ìFDUHJLYHULVRYHUO\\WLUHG ìWKHUHLVDGXOWEHGGLQJGRRQDVRUSLOORZVWKDWPD\\ cover the infant ìEDE\\FRXOGEHWUDSSHGEHWZHHQWKHZDOODQGEHG fall out of bed or could be rolled on ìEDE\\LVVKDULQJEHGZLWKRWKHUFKLOGUHQRUSHWV ìEDE\\LVSODFHGWRVOHHSRQDVRIDEHDQEDJ waterbed or sagging mattress</p> <UL><LI><a href="http://www.stallionpublishers.com/publication/1616/aojtojaqm/1/1/">Front-Cover</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.stallionpublishers.com/publication/1616/aojtojaqm/2/2/">Inside-Front-Cover</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.stallionpublishers.com/publication/1616/aojtojaqm/3/3/">Page-3</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.stallionpublishers.com/publication/1616/aojtojaqm/4/4/">Page-4</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.stallionpublishers.com/publication/1616/aojtojaqm/5/5/">Page-5</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.stallionpublishers.com/publication/1616/aojtojaqm/6/6/">Page-6</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.stallionpublishers.com/publication/1616/aojtojaqm/7/7/">Page-7</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.stallionpublishers.com/publication/1616/aojtojaqm/8/8/">Page-8</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.stallionpublishers.com/publication/1616/aojtojaqm/9/9/">Page-9</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.stallionpublishers.com/publication/1616/aojtojaqm/10/10/">Page-10</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.stallionpublishers.com/publication/1616/aojtojaqm/11/11/">Page-11</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.stallionpublishers.com/publication/1616/aojtojaqm/12/12/">Page-12</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.stallionpublishers.com/publication/1616/aojtojaqm/13/13/">Page-13</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.stallionpublishers.com/publication/1616/aojtojaqm/14/14/">Page-14</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.stallionpublishers.com/publication/1616/aojtojaqm/15/15/">Page-15</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.stallionpublishers.com/publication/1616/aojtojaqm/16/16/">Back-Cover</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.stallionpublishers.com/publications/1616/x/sitemap.xml" target="_blank">site map</a></LI> </UL>

 

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