In Montgomery County, nearly one baby dies each month due to unsafe sleep practices. You can reduce the risk to your baby by knowing the answers to these questions:
- What can you do to protect your baby?
- What is a safe crib?
- What places are most dangerous for your baby to sleep?
- What should you tell other caregivers about your baby’s sleep rules?
- What are the ABC’s of safe sleep?
There is no one sleep space that can guarantee a baby will be risk-free, but there are ways to reduce the risk. Just like you, we want your baby to be healthy and safe. Download the answers to these questions -- then follow the safe sleep guidelines.Additional Safe Sleep Resources
Dayton Children’s Hospital – Safe Sleep for Babies (video)
Do you need a safe place for your baby to sleep?
Ohio Infant Safe Sleep information