A Safe Sleeping
Environment For Your Baby
Place baby on
his/her back on a firm tight-fitting mattress in
a crib that meets current safety standards.
quilts, comforters, sheepskins, stuffed toys, and
other soft products from the crib.
a sleeper or other sleep clothing as an
alternative to blankets, with no other covering.
If using a
blanket, put baby with feet at the foot of the
crib. Tuck a thin blanket around the crib
mattress, reaching only as far as the baby's
Make sure your
baby's head remains uncovered during sleep.
place baby on a waterbed, sofa, soft mattress,
pillow, or other soft surface to sleep.