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We have put together the latest advice on coronavirus (COVID-19) for if you are pregnant or have a young baby.
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It is common for parents to feel worried about how any other children will be affected by their sibling’s death. You may be concerned about the difficult task of discussing and explaining the death, especially when you don’t have a reason for how or why it happened.
We hope that this page can help explain what you might experience now and in the future, in terms of practicalities
Always put your baby on their back for every sleep, day and night, as the chance of SIDS is particularly high for babies who are sometimes placed on their front or side.
Information about the APPG on baby loss
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden and unexpected death of a baby where no cause is found.
With so many products on the market, it can be easy to get confused about what babies should sleep in or on. Remember, the safest mattresses for your baby are firm and flat and protected by a waterproof cover
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Some parents choose to share a bed or other sleep surface (also known as co-sleeping) with their babies. Read our co-sleeping advice.