Crib Safety

by Cathy Parkes June 09, 2021 Updated: December 29, 2021

Crib safety: Place infants on BACK to sleep. Do not place anything in the crib with the baby. Ensure crib slats are ≤ 2 3/8 inches apart. Babies who sleep on their backs are much less likely to die of SIDS than babies who sleep on their stomachs or sides!

Crib safety:

  • Place infants on back to sleep.
  • Do not place anything in the crib with the baby.
  • Make sure crib slats are 2 3/8 inches apart.

Babies who sleep on their backs are much less likely to die of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) than babies who sleep on their stomachs or sides!



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