TABLE 2

Sleep Positions of Mothers and Infants for All Studies (N = 38)

Sleep PositionMother Median (IQR, Maximum)Infant Median (IQR, Maximum)
Side sleep position
    Facing other person3.37 (2.39–6.04, 8.50)5.31 (2.80–7.88, 10.32)
    Facing away from other person0.67 (0.06–1.81, 6.83)0 (0–0, 3.88)
Supine2.31 (1.49–3.67, 7.72)2.10 (0.46–5.83, 8.69)
Prone0 (0–0, 4.46)0 (0–0, 3.51)
  • Data are shown as hours per study. Median study time was 9.7 hours (IQR: 8.8–10.2 hours). This table includes all time when the infant was next to the mother, whether on the mother's side of the bed or between the parents.