Safe Sleep for Your Baby
We know that it can be tempting to bring your baby to bed with you, or let your baby sleep in a bouncy seat just so you can get some rest. But the fact is that a baby dies every three days in Michigan and these deaths are overwhelmingly preventable.
Take the time to learn how to put your baby to sleep safely each and every time. The videos and documents below will show you what’s safe and what is not.
Keep Your Baby Sleeping Safely
- What to Do - Safe Sleep Spaces
- What Not to Do - Unsafe Sleep Spaces
- How Do I Know If It's Safe for Sleep?
- Safe Sleep Steps
Protect Your Baby's Life
- Learn Why Babies Won't Choke When Sleeping on Their Backs
- Safe Sleep Myths & Facts
- Think Bare is Best!
Video from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
- Is Your Baby's Crib Safe?
Determine if your baby's crib is safe, view crib and other infant/child product recall information.
- Safe Sleep: What Every Parent Needs to know Watch this video and others to hear stories from parents who lost their babies to unsafe sleep, expert advice from professionals, and much more.
- Tips for Keeping You & Baby Calm
- Infant Safe Sleep Brochure
- Infant Safe Sleep Poster
- Un sueño seguro para su bebé cartel
Infant Safe Sleep Poster - Spanish
- Infant Safe Sleep Brochure (Arabic)
- Baby Eating and Sleeping: What is Normal?
- Soothing a Crying Baby
- Soothing a Crying Baby (Spanish)
- Breastfeeding & Safe Sleep
- Your Guide to Breastfeeding
- Video Library
- Explore a virtual room to find out what a safe sleep environment looks like.
- 10 Tips to Keep Baby Safe
- Quit Tobacco Tools & Resources