Start a conversation about safe infant sleep using this Safe to Sleep® booklet to show “how” and tell “why.” The booklet helps providers, parents, and caregivers work together to help Black/African American babies sleep safely.
This 14-page booklet from the Safe to Sleep® campaign explains ways parents and caregivers can reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related infant deaths, such as accidental suffocation. It is intended as a starting point for conversations about safe sleep for Black/African American infants and shows safe sleep environments and other safe sleep practices in action.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, DHHS. (2023). Safe Sleep for Your Baby (Black/African American Outreach): Reduce the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Other Sleep-Related Infant Deaths (23-HD-5355). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.