Sleep is very important to your child’s health and well-being. Follow the tips below to provide a safe place for your baby to sleep and to start good sleep habits birth.
Here are four steps you can take to help create a safe sleep environment for your baby:
- Provide a smoke free environment – both before and after birth
- Always place your baby on his or her back to sleep – night time and nap time.
- Place your baby to sleep in a crib next to the adult’s bed for first six months.
- Provide a safe crib environment that has no toys or loose bedding – use only a fitted sheet.