Each year, despite the efforts of parents and caregivers, thousands of U.S. babies die suddenly and unexpectedly (Source: CDC), and many of these deaths occur while baby is sleeping. Parents and caregivers can help reduce baby’s risk of dying during sleep by creating a safe sleep environment for baby and taking other actions.
Learn ways to reduce the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related infant deaths.
Learn why the back sleeping position is safest for all babies, until they are 1 year old.
Learn how to create a safe sleep environment for baby to help reduce the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related deaths.
Learn about feeding human milk to reduce baby’s risk for SIDS and ways to practice safe sleep when breastfeeding.
Learn why babies need supervised tummy time, when you place baby on their stomach while they are awake and you or someone else is watching them.
Get evidence-based answers to common questions about safe sleep, SIDS, and other sleep-related infant deaths.