Safe Sleep For Your Baby

Reduce the Risk of SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Causes of Infant Death

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http://www.nichd.nih.gov/SIDS

  • Always place your baby on his or her back to sleep, for naps and at night, to reduce the risk of SIDS.
  • Use a firm sleep surface, covered by a fitted sheet, to reduce the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related cause of infant death.
  • Your baby should not sleep in an adult bed, on a couch, or on a chair alone, with you, or with anyone else.
  • Keep soft objects, toys and loose bedding out of your baby’s sleep area to reduce the risk of SIDS and other sleep related cause of infant death.
  • To reduce the risk of SIDS, women should: Get regular health care during pregnancy, and Not smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs during pregnancy or after the baby is born.
  • To reduce the risk of SIDS, do not smoke during pregnancy, and do not smoke or allow smoking around your baby.
  • Breastfeed your baby to reduce the risk of SIDS
  • Give your baby a dry pacifier that is not attached to a string for naps and at night to reduce the risk of SIDS.
  • Do not let your baby get too hot during sleep
  • Follow health care provider guidance on your baby’s  vaccine and regular check ups.
  • Avoid products that claim to reduce the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death.
  • Do not use home heart or breathing monitors to reduce thee risk of SIDS.
  • Give you baby plenty of Tummy Time when he or she is awake and when someone is watching.
Hours of Operation

Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday...8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday...8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Friday....8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Emergency After Hours Contact:
Brent Blevins (859) 583-6123
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448 South Third Street
P.O. Box 398
Danville, KY 40422
Phone: 859-236-2053
Fax: 859-236-2863

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