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3 stages for setting up your child’s bed

As a parent, you watch your child every day to make sure they stay safe. Bed time is the one time during the day when you can’t keep an eye on your child.

This is why pediatricians like Dr. Anne Bouele from Marshfield Clinic Health System have specific recommendations for setting up your child’s bed beginning from birth.

“In order to avoid risk of strangulation, entrapment and sudden infant death syndrome, we recommend not putting anything with the baby,” Bouele said.

For help setting up your child’s bed no matter their age, use these tips for each stage.

 

3 stages of child beds infographic

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