Tag: safe sleep

How to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome

How to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome

October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month. SIDS is the sudden, unexplained death of a baby younger than 1 year old. Here are ...
September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month

September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month

September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month. It’s a time for us to bring attention to the fact that, sadly, babies die during infancy. And it’s a ti ...
Is your baby sleeping safely?

Is your baby sleeping safely?

Did you know that each year there are about 3,500 sleep-related deaths among babies in the U.S.? Causes include sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), a ...
Sleep soundly knowing your baby is sleeping safely

Sleep soundly knowing your baby is sleeping safely

Newborns sleep a lot, about 16 hours a day. It’s safe to say that sleeping is a big part of your baby’s life. So as your baby drifts off, dreaming of ...
Safe sleep: room share, don’t bed share

Safe sleep: room share, don’t bed share

In an update to their safe sleep guidelines, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says that infants should sleep in the same room, but not the sam ...
What all caregivers need to know about safe sleep for babies

What all caregivers need to know about safe sleep for babies

Sleep is important for your baby’s health. It is also important to make sure that your baby’s sleeping environment is safe. Safe sleep can help protec ...

Avoid a tragedy – learn safe sleep strategies

Every so often, we hear a tragic story from a new parent. Last week, a three week old baby died of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome). This post is i ...
Safe sleep for babies

Safe sleep for babies

Safe sleep can help protect babies from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related dangers, like suffocation (not being able to breat ...
Is your baby’s sleep machine on too loud?

Is your baby’s sleep machine on too loud?

When I was first pregnant with my baby girl, my boss at the time gave me a sleep sheep, a sleep machine that attaches to the crib and looks like a cut ...