While it is sometimes difficult to imagine, one of the most dangerous environments for any baby can be their bed. This does not need to be the case, as there are practical steps any caregiver can take to make infant sleep environments safer.
In 2011 we were pleased to partner with Public Health Agency of Canada to produce a Joint Statement on Safe Sleep that contains a variety of guidelines caregivers should follow to create safe sleep environments.
At a very basic level, all babies should sleep on their backs, in a sleep sack in their own cribs – not a family bed. This is important information to consider, but there is more.
Please find recommendations for safe sleep tips through the following links:
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.