Parents Placing Baby into a Safe Sleep Environment

This photo shows parents placing their baby in a safe sleep environment, in which the risks of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death are low. Baby is sleeping on its back on a firm and flat sleep surface; baby is dressed in sleep clothing; and there are no crib bumpers, pillows, blankets, loose bedding, or toys are in the sleep area.

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Image courtesy of the Safe to Sleep® campaign, for educational purposes only; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development,; Safe to Sleep® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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