The early weeks of pregnancy are fragile—and confusing. Here, the answers to your questions.
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10. I know my baby should be sleeping on her back, but what happens if she rolls over onto her stomach? Tummy sleeping is a concern because it has been linked to a higher incidence of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). For your peace of mind, make a habit of putting your baby to sleep on her back from the start.
“For most babies, if they are used to being put to sleep on their back, that will be become their preferred position,” Ashworth says. And once your baby becomes proficient at turning over, the risk of SIDS drops.