Sweet Dreams Team


Are you practicing the ABCs of Safe Sleep? Does your #sweetdreamsteam (your support team) follow safe sleep practices every nap, every night, every time?

Sweet Dreams Team Playbook(PDF, 15MB)

Too many babies die in unsafe sleep environments, and many of these deaths are preventable. Get your Sweet Dreams Team - the people you count on the help you with the baby - the baby’s dad, your mom, grandma, grandad, your sister, brother, aunts, uncles, cousins, best friend- to help you. And be sure they all know and practice the ABCs of safe sleep.

Nothing but the baby in the crib.To do so, remember the ABCs of safe sleep: Alone, Back, empty Crib.

Smoking is widely known to be a leading cause of preventable death of infants under the age of. Women who smoke during their pregnancy are more likely than those who don’t to have a baby born too small, too soon or to lose a baby to a sleep-related death. Once a baby is born, exposure to secondhand smoke increases the baby’s chances of a sleep-related death.

Remember, share the room, never the bed and be sure your #sweetdreamsteam always practices the ABCs of Safe Sleep.

Babies should always sleep alone and in an empty crib.

Babies should always sleep on their backs.

An empty crib, with a firm mattress and fitted sheet is safest.

Find out why always practicing safe sleep protects your baby.