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7. Schluter, Philip & Young, Jeanine. (2002) Reducing the Risk of SIDS: what Infant Care Practices are Being used by Primary Caregivers in Queensland? Neonatal, Paediatric & Child Health Nursing, 5(2), 23-33.

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9. Yeh, E.S., Rochette, L.M., McKenzie, L.B. & Smith, G.A. (2011). Injuries Associated With Cribs, Playpens, and Bassinets Among Young Children in the US, 1990-2008. Pediatrics,127 ( 3), 479 -486.

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13. SIDS and Kids. (2011). Sleeping with a baby: What parents should know. Media release. Melbourne: SIDS and Kids.

14. SIDS and Kids. National Scientific Advisory Group (NSAG). (2009). Information Statement: Baby’s head shape. Melbourne, National SIDS Council of Australia.

15. Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. (2007) Cots. Safety Alert Brochure. Retrieved from