Parents and Caregivers
Creating a Safe Sleep Environment
Learn more about safe sleep environments and reducing the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related infant deaths by reading the NICHD publication What does a safe sleep environment look like? [PDF-320KB]
CDC supports 2011 recommendations issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). These recommendations aim to reduce the risk of sleep-related infant deaths, including SIDS. Learn more at the Healthy Children website sponsored by AAP.
CDC collaborates with the National Institutes of Health in its Safe to Sleep campaign, formerly known as the Back to Sleep campaign. Safe to Sleep has outreach and education activities aimed at reducing infant death from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related infant deaths.
- Page last reviewed: October 3, 2016
- Page last updated: October 3, 2016
- Content source: