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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

SIDS is a sudden, unexpected death of a baby younger than one year of age that doesn’t’ have a known cause.

What does a safe sleep environment look like for a baby?
The sleep surface is flat and level, covered only by a fitted sheet.  The sleep area should be clear on objects, including toys.  The sleep space should be in the same room as the parents, but separate from their bed.

 Actions that help keep the baby safe and reduce the baby’s risk of dying during sleep:

  • Place babies on their backs to sleep for naps and at night.
  • Use a sleep surface that is firm, flat, level and covered only by a fitted sheet.
  • Share your room with baby, not your bed for at least the first 6 months.
  • Feed baby human milk, by breastfeeding.
  • Keep the baby’s sleep area clear with no objects.


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