Safe Sleep for Newborns
Car seats are essential for keeping your baby safe on planes, trains, and automobiles. But these seats, along with infant swings, standing seats, and other infant carriers can be dangerous when used for sleep or napping. Learn what positional asphyxia is, how to position your baby to keep his airway clear when seated, and how to ensure your baby always has a safe sleep environment.
It is important for parents to understand ways to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death. It is equally important for parents to share and promote safe sleep to grandparents and other trusted caregivers. The video portrays what a safe sleep environment looks like and describes other ways to reduce the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death.