Every year, some infants die while sleeping. You can help prevent this by providing a safe sleeping environment for your baby.
Keep Your Sleeping Baby Safe
Information for Parents & Caregivers of Infants
Follow these 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).
A factsheet for parents published by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
A short video created by the Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations and several partners.
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.