Red Nose's six safe sleep recommendations help reduce the risk of sudden unexpected death in infancy.
The latest evidence-based advice from Red Nose on how keep your baby safe and reduce the risk of sudden infant death.
How to create a safe sleep environment for your baby.
The first of the six safe sleeping recommendations is to sleep baby on their back from birth. It’s a recommendation that has largely contributed to an 80 per cent reduction in SIDS deaths since the 1990s.
Research shows a clear link between overheating and an increased risk of sudden unexpected death in infancy, so it is important that parents and carers know how to dress baby for sleep.