Every parent of small children knows firsthand how difficult it can be to get your kid to fall asleep and stay asleep for an extended period of time. Some infants simply cry constantly for their first six months of life, and any type of quality shuteye becomes a distant memory for exhausted Moms and Dads. While there are a lot of tips and tricks for getting your little one to go down (ever heard of squatting with your baby?), one popular method has recently been a cause for concern for medical professionals and researchers alike.
A recent study exposed the very real dangers that come with letting your infant sleep in their car seat when not inside a moving vehicle. Keep scrolling to find out why this popular sleeping location can prove fatal for newborns, and what to do instead.
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