Ways To Reduce The Risk Of SIDS And Other Sleep-Related Causes Of Infant Death

A baby is on her back in a bassinet, which is next to her mother's bed. Her mother lies in her own bed and rests her hand on the side of the baby's bassinet.

Research shows that there are several ways to reduce the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death:

The actions listed here and in Safe to Sleep® materials and publications are based on recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Task Force on SIDS. You can read the latest Policy Statement from the AAP Task Force on SIDS  .

* Visit the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission website for more information about crib safety: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Safety-Education/Safety-Education-Centers/cribs/.