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Safe Sleeping for Infants and Toddlers

March 12, 2019

Safe Sleeping for Infants and Toddlers

Sadly, each year, SIDS and fatal sleeping accidents claim the lives of many infants as a result of unsafe sleeping environments.

It is essential that parents ensure their young infants and toddlers sleep safely at all times and that the research-based guidelines are followed.

With clear, consistent and evidence-based messages of safe sleep practices, we can reduce the risk of many sleep related deaths and injuries occurring.

Download our safe sleeping recommendations below. 

 

Help with looking after your baby

The NourishBaby - Guide to Babies - is an online program that you can view in your own time. The Guide to Babies helps you to understand and care for your baby and covers key milestones, sleep and settling advice and baby development. There is a section on real parents sharing their experience of adjusting to parenthood. 

Many parents have reduced sleep when a new baby arrives. The Safe Sleep Space website has a variety of resources and supports to provide tips and advice on how to assist your baby with sleep. You can also book a phone consultation to speak with a Sleep Consultant. 

Other blog posts you will find helpful:

When is it time to get help for my child's sleeping?

Why is infant mental health so important when it comes to sleep?

Amber beads. Why they're really not a good idea.

Why is my baby noisy when they sleep?





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