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Infant Safe Sleep Practices in the United States

Bombard, Jennifer M., MSPH; Kortsmit, Katherine, PhD; Cottengim, Carri, MA; Johnston, Emily O., MPH

AJN The American Journal of Nursing: December 2018 - Volume 118 - Issue 12 - p 20–21
doi: 10.1097/
Update From the CDC

Risk of sleep-related infant deaths can be reduced by improving safe sleep practices.

Jennifer M. Bombard is an epidemiologist in the Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, where Katherine Kortsmit is an Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education fellow, Carri Cottengim is a health scientist, and Emily O. Johnston is a public health advisor. Contact author: Jennifer M. Bombard, . The authors have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise. The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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