Learn the ABCs of Safe Sleep

Alone
Share Your Room, Not Your Bed.

The safest place for your baby is alone in their own sleeping space in the same room with a parent or caregiver. Their sleeping space should be free of other people, pets, blankets, toys, bumpers, and other soft objects.

Sleeping Alone Resources:

Safe Sleep FAQs
Breastfeeding and Safe Sleep
Room Sharing

Back
On their Back. Every Time.

For every sleep, place your baby on their back before your child is 1 year of age. Even as your baby grows and learns to roll, starting sleep on their back is best.
 
 

Back Sleeping Resources:

Back Sleeping & Tummy Time
Avoiding Flat Spot When Back Sleeping

Crib
Safe Crib. Safe Mattress.

Your baby should always be placed in a safety-approved crib on a firm mattress covered by a fitted sheet with no other bedding or soft objects.
 
 

Crib and Mattress Resources:

Parent Checklist
What does a safe sleep environment look like?

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