As you put your infant to sleep, it is important that you make sure they are sleeping safely! Infant and child sleep is different than adult sleep. But adults may think that their children need various items and different sleep positions because that's what the adult needs.
It's different for infants and kids. It's important that you recognize these differences to reduce your risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). SIDS is a condition where your child may die in their sleep from an unknown cause. Most of the time it's suffocation from the items in their bed. Other times, the cause cannot be determined. In order to make sure your child is safe, here are the ABCs of safe sleep, and why they are so important!