13A.15.10.06

.06 Rest Time Safety.

A. Unless specified otherwise in writing by the child's physician, a child who:

(1) Cannot roll over without assistance shall be placed for sleep on the child's back; or

(2) Is younger than 12 months old but can roll over unassisted shall be placed for sleep on the child's back, but may be allowed to adopt whatever position the child prefers for sleep.

B. Unless the need for a positioning device that restricts a child's movement while the child is resting is specified in writing by the child's physician, an object or device, including, but not limited to, a strap, wedge, or roll, that restricts movement may not be used with a child in a crib, portable crib, playpen, cot, bed, mat, or other rest furnishing.