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Infant sleep-related deaths: why do parents take risks?
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    Re: A useful tool for parents

    We would like to thank Dr Levene for her letter, and the Editors for the opportunity to respond. The authors are familiar with the Infant Sleeplab App; we are both associated with the Durham University Parent- Infant Sleep Lab (Dr Volpe as an Honorary Fellow, and Professor Ball as the Founder and Director). The Infant Sleep Info Source Website (ISIS, was conceived of in 2010 by Professor Ball and her...

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    A useful tool for parents

    I agree with the editorialists that bed sharing is a decision that each parent must make based on their own risk profile and the benefits that they receive. A dogmatic single message approach is not appropriate for this widespread practice when it has such a small affect on absolute risk of SIDS in many families. I would like to bring to their attention a very useful app (available for android and apple devices) from the...

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