The ABCs of Safe Sleep course explores the risk factors associated with SIDS and provides caregivers with information to improve the health and safety of infants and reduce the risk of SIDS. This course is designed for parents, grandparents, babysitters, day care workers and other individuals who provide care to infants.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
Recall the risks of exposure to smoke to an infant
Identify the elements of a safe sleeping position for an infant
Identify the elements of a safe sleeping surface for an infant
Identify the differences between bed sharing, co-sleeping, and room sharing and recall why room sharing is the safest sleeping option for an infant
Recognize the issue of positional plagiocephaly (flat head) in babies and recall ways to avoid having it develop
Recall the safety of common products used for infants
Recall information that alternate caregivers (grandparents, babysitters, childcare facilities, etc) need to know when caring for an infant
Content Provider/Subject Matter Expert
This course is delivered by the Canadian Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths (CFSID). CFSID delivers infant health and safety education through an extensive network of volunteers in communities across Canada. CFSID provides resources and services for all infant deaths including miscarriage and stillbirth with respect to peer support, public education, awareness, and supports Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) related research.
Course Duration: 2 hours Language(s): English Prerequisite(s): None Price: $19.95
Please visit HALO®’s website through the link below to discover more about the SleepSack™ wearable blanket, and where it is sold. The Canadian Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths is pleased to support this product, and receives a portion of all Canadian sales. This support assists our Foundation to pursue its mandate.