The Importance of Safe Sleep
On average, one baby dies every other week in our community due to unsafe sleep practices. Sleep-related deaths are a leading cause of death for babies who are one month to one year and a major reason for Franklin County’s high infant mortality rate.
Too many babies die in unsafe sleep environments, and many of these deaths are preventable. To do so, remember the ABCs of SafeSleep:
The goal of safe sleep is to ensure that more babies reach their first birthday. In addition to the ABC’s of Safe Sleep,
there are many resources available to help parent and caregivers as they navigate life with a newborn or infant. View our tips and educational materials to give you the tools to practice safe sleep every day, every time.
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? Download our Sweet Dreams Team playbook today for more helpful tips. Learn More
Safe Sleep Comforting Techniques
Many times, exhausted parents disregard Safe Sleep guidelines in exchange for some uninterrupted sleep. View ou resources to learn how to comfort your baby and still practice safe sleep. Learn More
Tips for You and Your Baby
As a new parent, it can be difficult navigating life with a newborn. They certainly don’t come with an instruction manual! From safe sleep to soothing techniques, view all of our tips for your baby. Learn More