Safe Sleep Environment for Baby

Safe Sleep Environment for Baby

Safe Sleep for Your Baby: Recommendations from the UK

Specialists adheres to strict guidelines for safe infant sleep, prioritizing the reduction of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) risk. Here's what you need to know:

  • Always place your baby on their back to sleep: This is the single most important recommendation to reduce SIDS risk.
  • Use a firm, flat mattress: Avoid using soft bedding, pillows, or stuffed animals in the crib.
  • Keep the sleep environment clear: Don't place anything loose in the crib with your baby, such as blankets, bumpers, or toys.
  • The room temperature should be comfortable: Aim for a temperature that feels pleasant for you in light clothing.

These recommendations are based on guidance from the UK's leading organizations, including the National Health Service (NHS) https://www.lullabytrust.org.uk/ and The Lullaby Trust https://www.lullabytrust.org.uk/.

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