Car Seat Support — head flop
Posted by Julie Monson on
BABIES, CAR SEATS AND THE SLEEP CONUNDRUM Getting babies to fall asleep is often a challenging task. So the temptation to leave a baby to sleep in the car seat after your journey is understandable. What many parents are not aware of is that this increases the risk of positional asphyxiation. There have been several stories in the news recently of babies, one as old as 18 months, who died while napping in their car seats. Car seats are designed to protect children from crashes in a car, and are not designed for babies to sleep or lie in for prolonged...
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- Tags: body head disproportion, car seat, head flop, head slump, positional asphyxiation, premature baby