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.

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).

Parent's Guide to Safe Sleep: Helping you to reduce the risk of SIDS

A factsheet for parents published by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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.