Publication details for Prof Helen L. BallBall, H.L., Blair, P.S. & Ward-Platt, M.P. (2004). 'New' practice of bedsharing and risk of SIDS (letter). Lancet 363(9420): 1558.
- Publication type: Other (Print)
- ISSN/ISBN: 0140-6736, 1474-547X
- DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(04)16171-0
- Further publication details on publisher web site
Author(s) from Durham
In commenting on the paper by R G Carpenter and co-workers,1 David Tappin and colleagues (Mar 20, p 994)2 claim parent-infant bedsharing to be a “new practice”, and urge caution in “tampering with our own culturally derived infant care practices”. But what are these practices?