Baby should sleep in a safe sleeping environment for all sleeps including naps, both night and day. But what is a safe sleeping environment?
All portable cots sold in Australian stores must meet the mandatory Australian Standard AS/NZS 2195 for portable cots (portacot)
The safest place to sleep baby from birth is in a safe cot, which complies with the as/nzs mandatory standards for either household or folding (portable) cots, in the same room as an adult caregiver for the first six to 12 months of life.
A safe pram or stroller is one that meets the Australian standard for prams and strollers.
Slings and baby-carriers are useful for holding a baby hands-free. But they can be dangerous for your baby if worn incorrectly or if the wrong type of sling is used. Learn more about how to choose a safe slings for baby