Safe to Sleep®

Helping to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death.

An adult placing a baby to sleep on its back in a crib that meets the requirements of a safe sleep environment.
Learn about other sleep-related infant deaths.

  • A baby lies on their stomach with their mother smiling, holding them from behind.

    Learn about the benefits of tummy time, placing baby on their stomach while they are awake and you or someone else is watching them.

  • A mother places her baby into a crib next to her bed.

    Review these evidence-based ways to help reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related infant deaths.

  • A mother holds her baby as another woman goes over safe sleep materials.

    The Safe to Sleep® campaign has information and materials for many audiences, including parents, grandparents, and healthcare providers. Get free materials for outreach and sharing.

Breastfeed to Reduce the Risk of SIDS

This 2-minute video explains ways to incorporate safe infant sleep when feeding baby human milk.

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