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FDA warns parents to never use infant sleep positioners

This week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a safety alert and re-issued a consumer update reminding parents and caregivers to avoid putting babies in sleep positioners. Also called “nests” or “anti-roll” products, these positioners can cause suffocation. In the last [...]

2017-10-03T21:58:58+00:00October 3rd, 2017|Patient Information|

Slate asks “Is it healthy to sleep sitting up?”

The science of sit-sleep? Slate magazine recently posed a question to AASM member Michael Decker, PhD, RN, at Georgia State University: Is it healthy to sleep sitting up? Occupy movement members, who sleep sitting up to bypass rules against camping on public property, inspired the story.

2017-11-07T22:37:22+00:00December 5th, 2011|Patient Information|