What is SIDS?
SIDS or Sudden infant death syndrome is the unexplained death of healthy baby under the age of 1, usually occurring during sleep.
Ways to Protect Your Baby
Always place your baby on his/her back to sleep
Use a firm mattress with a fitted sheet
Keep loose bedding, pillows, blankets and toys out of the crib
Make sure nothing is covering the baby’s head
Do not over-clothe your baby when sleeping
Keep a smoke free zone around the baby
Use a pacifier after breastfeeding has been well established
Place crib in parents’ room
Did you know?
SIDS is the leading cause of death in infants one to 12 months of age in the United states. Also, siblings of SIDS infants have an increased risk of dying from SIDS. So let us protect our angels from SIDS by following the above mentioned simple sleep position and tips.