Safe Sleep

Alone. Back. Crib.

ABCs of safe sleep: Alone, Back, CribThese are the ABCs of safe sleep for infants. In Maricopa County, 1 in 4 infant deaths could have been prevented by practicing these ABCs.

It's easy to think "just this once" about sleeping with your baby when you're tired, about laying them down on their stomach, or about letting them nap anywhere but a crib or bassinet. Mothers, fathers, grandparents, babysitters-- everyone who takes care of an infant, even just for an afternoon, needs to know these critical steps to helping your baby sleep and wake safely.

It takes just once and can happen to anyone, as the video below shows.