Safe Sleep for Babies

baby in cribEvery year, some infants die while sleeping. You can help prevent this by providing a safe sleeping environment for your baby.

10 Tips for Making a Safe Sleep Environment for your Baby

Follow these simple guidelines, published by the Vermont Department of Health, to help keep your baby safe while sleeping.  Share them with everyone who will be caring for your baby (e.g., grandparents, childcare providers, babysitters).

Safe Sleep Video: ABC's of Safe Sleep

A short video created by the Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations and several partners.

Safe to Sleep® Public Education Campaign

This website, created by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development,  provides a visual of what a safe sleep environment looks like and how you can create it.

Family Services Division (FSD)

Deputy Commissioner Karen Shea
DCF - Family Services Division
280 State Drive
Waterbury, VT - 05671-1030
Phone:(802) 241-2131

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