Safe Sleep for Your Baby

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Safe Sleep for Your Baby

Your pediatrician is your first recourse in helping new parents with safe sleep for your baby. Making sure your baby sleeps safely is something that your doctor can help you with. There are some steps you can take to make sleep time for your baby a less worrisome event. Below you will find a useful video detailing safe sleep practices in a crib. For additional advice on safe sleep, click here for a handy checklist. This list is filled with tips on helping keep your baby comfortable yet lowering the risk for SIDS.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is joining the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and other child safety organizations in the release of “Safe Sleep for Babies,” a new crib safety video aimed at helping all new parents avoid suffocation, strangulation and entrapment risks in the sleep environment.

Last Updated 12/19/2015
Source American Academy of Pediatrics (Copyright © 2010)
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