A survey of over 7,000 new parents carried out by The Lullaby Trust has shown that 46% have put their baby in an unsafe sleeping environment
Rates of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) have shown a decrease in England and Wales according to figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
A survey of over 8,500 parents carried out by The Lullaby Trust has shown that 40% of parents have co-slept in dangerous circumstances such as on a sofa, having drunk alcohol or as a smoker.
No evidence that they help cut cot deaths or meet safety regulations
The Lullaby Trust has expressed deep concern as rates of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) increase for the first time in 3 years, according to figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The rate fell in 2014 and 2015 following an increase in 2013, which was the first since 2008.
While we recognise that the aim of some of the baby box schemes is to reduce inequality, the concerns we raised last year about baby boxes remain valid.
Coalition of baby charities set out actions needed to achieve better results
Articles regarding bed-sharing have appeared in a number of news outlets. Here is our response.
A worrying article has appeared in a number of news outlets citing inaccurate advice that could pose a risk to babies. Here we give our response.
Following the publication of new smoking rates among pregnant women health charities raise serious concerns about the variation in performance between local areas.
There has been a lot of coverage in the news today about sleep positioners.
The GAPS project brought together researchers, bereaved parents and policy makers from around the world to define which areas of SUDI research should be prioritised. Here Dr Alexis Willett, who conceived the project, discusses the process and how she hopes it will support the efforts to reduce the rate of sudden infant death worldwide.