Airplanes Safe for Babies?

Sat Oct 14 09:27:06 EST 1995

I heard somewhere that the acceleration and deceleration on an airplane--
when taking off or landing, braking suddenly, and during turbulence--are
strong enough that they could pose a threat to the brains of infants--
up to a year old, just like tossing a baby in the air can be dangerous
not just because you might drop it, but because of the forces of acceleration
and deceleration. Yet so many people seem to fly with babies without any
harm apparently coming of it. Can you give me any information? Thanks
Please reply to Michael McColl at v2139g at

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