1. Newborns

Sleep

Reduce SUDI risk by sleeping babies on backs. See more.
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    Sleep is important for health and wellbeing at every age. Babies are biologically programmed to sleep more lightly and wake more than adults. Read more.

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    This parenting guide in pictures demonstrates an example of the feed, play, sleep routine for babies and newborns.

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    You can take simple safe sleeping steps to cut the risk of SUDI including SIDS and fatal sleeping accidents. Step one is sleeping babies on their backs.

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