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- Place your baby on his/her back to sleep.
- To avoid a flattening of the back of the baby's head, try to alternate which direction the head is turned.
- Do not place baby to sleep on a waterbed, sofa, soft mattress, pillow or any other soft surface.
- Dress your baby in loose, comfortable clothing.
- Keep all soft materials out of baby's sleeping area - Soft materials include items such as stuffed animals, pillows, bumpers and positional devices.
- Supervised belly time is important for muscle strength development.
Last Updated: 12/27/2013