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(voice over): A visit to this daycare center showed every baby placed in what the SIDS Alliance says is the wrong position. Doctors say once parents commit to the back sleep Canada Goose Coats On Sale position, the child should not be placed prone, or on their tummies, for at least the first year of life or until the baby can roll around by itself.

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