Six ways to sleep baby safely and reduce the risk sudden unexpected death in infancy
Sleep baby on back
Keep head & face uncovered. Baby on the backfeet to the bottom of the cot. Blankets tucked in firmly. Use a safe baby sleeping bag with fitted neck and armholes and no hood.
Keep baby smoke free before & after birth.
Safe sleeping environment night and day. Safe cot: should meet current Australian Standard AS217. Safe mattress: firm, clean, flat, right, size for cot. Safe bedding: soft surfaces and bulky bedding increase the risk of sudden infant death.
Sleep baby in safe cot parents’ room.
Red nose. Safe sleeping. https://rednose.org.au/section/safe-sleeping.