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Hospital Requirements and Resources

View the state law that governs hospital requirements related to infant safe sleep practices and education for new parents.

View guidelines for hospitals implementing a safe sleep policy and/or crib audits.

A snapshot of educational materials and resources available. 

Suggestions for how infant safe sleep can be supported in the hospital setting.

Course for nurses and others caring for infants within hospitals (such as mother/baby and labor and delivery units). This course educates nurses on infant safe sleep and highlights concerns that commonly arise in the hospital setting. Free nursing contact hours are available.