Infant Safe Sleep
Ohio County Health Department is committed to providing education of all parents and caregivers in providing a safe sleep environment for infants under one year of age.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) any sudden unexpected infant death
Play it Safe/ ABCs
Alone with caregiver nearby
On the Back
In a Crib (Only a tight-fitting sheet- no bumper pads, blankets, stuffed animals).
These are evidence-based recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) based on research from experts in the field of child safety and sleep
This program provides educational materials for caregivers to learn more about safe sleep. Caregivers are asked to watch a 20 minute educational video on safe sleep practices and they receive a FREE Pack’ n Play (with bassinet option) sleep sacks, sleep baby picture book, pacifiers and educational handouts!
Any parent or caregiver expecting a child or have a child under a year old.
- The parent/ caregiver does not have a crib
- The parent/caregiver must attend a safe sleep education session
- There are NO financial prerequisites