Safe Sleep & SUIDS

The Hard Facts About Sleep Safety

  • Unintentional suffocation is the leading cause of injury-related death among children under 1 year old.

  • Nearly 3,500 infants die each year in the United States from sleep-related infant deaths..

  • Causes of sleep-related infant deaths include suffocation, entrapment, strangulation and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

  

Learn more at CDC

Learn more at Safe Sleep Campaign

Learn more at Safe Kids

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Water Safety & Drowning Prevention

  •  Drowning is the leading cause of injury-related death among children between 1 and 4 years old.

  • And it’s the third leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children 19 and under.

  • Children less than a year old are more likely to drown at home in the bathtub or a bucket.

  

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Heatstroke-related Injuries

Sometimes babies are so peaceful and quiet in the backseat that we can forget they are even there, and it can be tempting to leave a sleeping baby in the car so we don’t have to wake them up while we quickly run into the store. But leaving a child alone in a car can lead to serious injury or death from heatstroke, even in cooler temperatures.

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