April 20, 2015 / Unsafe Sleep Prevention

Unsafe sleep prevention tips

We know more now about the safest sleep habits for infants than we used to. Statistics like the headline above don’t lie. Here’s what else you should know and pass along:

  • Nearly 74% of deaths in babies younger  than 4 months happened in a bed- sharing situation
  • Risks increase when adults smoke, use medications, alcohol or drugs, or are obese
  • Pillow-top mattresses, comforters, fluffy pillows and stuffed animals are dangerous in adult beds AND in cribs