The purpose of

SAFE SLEEP DC

The main purpose of Safe Sleep DC is to educate mothers, fathers, grandmothers, baby-sitters and home-care providers on the importance of placing your babies to sleep alone on their backs and in their own crib.

The Safe Sleep DC

PROGRAM PROVIDES

  • A public awareness campaign
  • SIDS Risk Reduction and Safe Sleep Practices Workshops
  • Demonstrations of what a “Safe Sleep Environment” look like
  • One-on-One and group education and support services for parents
  • Safety-approved Pack ’n Play provided to parents with newborns and children up to 1 year old. Other resources also available.

A

Your Baby Should Always Sleep Alone.

B

Your Baby Should Always Sleep On His Or Her Back.

C

Your Baby Should Always In A Safe Empty Crib With A Firm Mattress.