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The majority of infants in the U.S. sleep on unsafe bedding. Doctor Sara Lappe [[ lah-pay ]] at Cleveland Clinic Children's says the number is trending in the right direction, but it's still an issue.

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Dr. Lappe adds you should never have a young infant sleeping in your bed.

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Doctor Lappe says your child is safest in an empty crib or bassinet.

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Soft and loose bedding like thick blankets and quilts can suffocate your baby, and have also been known to increase the risk of sudden infant death syndrome.

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