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NICU Safe Sleep Initiative: References

Articles are listed chronologically with the most recent articles on top. 

 

Implementation of safe sleep practices in Massachusetts NICUs: a state-wide QI collaborative, Journal of Perinatology (2018). 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29410541

Vital Signs: Trends and Disparities in Infant Safe Sleep Practices — United States, 2009–2015 (2018)

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/wr/mm6701e1.htm

Supine sleep positioning in preterm and term infants after hospital discharge from 2000 to 2011, Journal of Perinatology (2016).

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27171759

Improving Safe Sleep Practices for Hospitalized Infants. Pediatrics (2016).

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27482058

Swaddling and the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: A Meta-analysis. Pediatrics (2016).

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27244847

Infant Sleep Location and Breastfeeding Practices in the United States, 2011-2014. Academic Pediatrics (2016).

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26851615

Implementation of Safe Sleep Practices in the NICU, Journal of Perinatology (2015).

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26156063

 

Contributors to excess infant mortality in the U.S. South. American Journal of Preventative Medicine (2014).

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24512860

 

Trends and factors associated with infant bed sharing, 1993-2010: the National Infant Sleep Position Study. JAMA Pediatrics (2013).

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24080961

 

Integrating "Back to Sleep" recommendations into neonatal ICU practice. Pediatrics (2013).

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23460685

 

Prematurity and sudden infant death syndrome: United States 2005-2007. Journal of Perinatology (2013).

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23288251

 

Trends and factors associated with infant sleeping position: the national infant sleep position study, 1993-2007, Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine (2009).

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19996049

Sleep position of low birth weight infants, Pediatrics (2003).

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12612248

Factors associated with the transition to nonprone sleep positions of infants in the United States: the National Infant Sleep Position Study. JAMA (1998).

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9686549

Combined effects of sleeping position and prenatal risk factors in sudden infant death syndrome: the Nordic Epidemiological SIDS Study. Pediatrics (1997).

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9310514

Last Updated: 10/18/18