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Infant Sleep Position: Discerning Knowledge From Practice

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Objective : To determine decisionmaking factors for infant sleep position among low-income parents and other relatives.

Methods : Data were collected from 18 focus groups conducted with low-income parents and relatives of infants across the state of Missouri.

Results : That the decision-making process regarding infant sleep practices was complex.

Conclusion : Although most participants are familiar with the Back to Sleep campaign, there was a lack of understanding over why nonprone sleep is necessary, and the change in this message over time added to the parents' uncertainty.
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Keywords: Back to Sleep; SIDS; low-income; parental decisions; sleep position

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: November 1, 2007

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