Essential Tips on Keeping Your Baby Safe During Sleep

In the United States alone, around 3,400 babies die unexpectedly and suddenly every year during sleep due to accidental deaths from strangulation or suffocation or SIDS ( sudden infant death syndrome). The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), to curb sleep-related infant risks and death, published a technical report and policy statement addressing in-bed and bedside sleepers and offered suggestions on ensuring a safe sleep environment. But what is safe sleep? Safe sleep is ensuring your baby sleeps in a way that can decrease the risk of sleep related dangers such as suffocation, choking, and SIDS. How much sleep does a...

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