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Videos You Can Use

Videos can be a powerful tool for safe sleep education and promotion. You can use videos on social media, in safe sleep workshops, and more. 

MDHHS Videos

Plan Ahead for Infant Safe Sleep - 1:25 video resource that covers what you can do to prepare for safe sleep for your baby.
 
Preparing for Infant Safe Sleep: What to Do When You Are Tired - 1:25 video resource that covers what you can do to prepare for safe sleep when you are tired and caring for your baby.
 
How do you know if products are safe for infant sleep? - 1:27 video resource on how to know if a product is safe for infant safe. 
 
Don't Let Baby Get Too Warm - 46 second video resource that covers the risk of letting baby get too warm and how to know when baby is dressed just right.
 
Swaddling - 2:09 video resource that provides tips on swaddling baby. 
 
Rethink Your Position - 30 second PSA - Sleeping in bed with your baby puts them at risk for suffocation. 
 
Safe Sleep "Fight" - 30 second PSA - Your baby should not have to fight to get a good night's sleep.
 
Safe Sleep: What Every Parent Needs to Know - 8:01 Video with Interviews - During this video we hear from 3 families who've lost young children to unsafe sleep environments and hear from medical professionals on ways to keep babies safe during sleep. 
 
Infant Sleep Safety - 4:37 Video - Covers the importance of infant sleep safety and how to reduce the risk of sleep-related infant death including Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
 
Charlie's Kids Foundation has an animated video series co-branded with MDHHS safe sleep information that shares safe sleep information in 15 to 30 second videos. Spanish versions are also available.
 
You can also learn more about infant safe sleep from our partners at local health departments and community agencies or check out the full playlist of videos you can share on the MDHHS Safe Sleep YouTube channel.
 
Videos from National Partners
The American Academy of Pediatrics has video clips in various lengths from encouraging parents to practice safe sleep from the baby's view point.
 
The Safe to Sleep® campaign has created videos on variety of topics:
Just Baby: A Safe Sleep Lullaby - 2:49 minute lullaby - from Cribs for Kids®.
 
Think Bare is Best! - 1 minute PSA - from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
 
10 Tips to Keep Baby Safe - 5-minute PSA - from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.