Safer Sleep Advice
Meeting and getting to know your baby is an extremely exciting and rewarding time. It’s also the beginning of a new relationship. Babies need a lot of sleep during the first few months of their lives so it’s important to ensure that they are sleeping as safely as possible.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden and unexplained death of a baby where no cause is found. While SIDS is rare, it can still happen and there are steps parents can take to help reduce the chance of this tragedy occurring. This advice is based on strong scientific evidence. You should try to follow the advice for all sleep periods where possible, not just at night.
Our short animated video shows how you can sleep your baby as safely as possible or you can find more detailed information below.