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As a parent, one of your top priorities is undoubtedly making sure that your baby is safe while she sleeps. Unfortunately, according to the New York City Administration for Children’s Services, more than 40 babies in NYC die each year because of preventable sleep-related injuries. Given these scary statistics, ACS has developed guidelines for parents called the ABCs of safe sleep: Infants should sleep Alone, on their Backs, in a safety-approved Crib.
October is also Safe Sleep Awareness Month. In addition to the ABCs, check out ACS’s further tips on making sure your baby sleeps safe and sound each night:
All of these tips will give you more peace of mind when you put your baby down each night. For more information on how to make sure your baby has a safe sleeping environment, visit the Administration for Children’s Services website. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask! When it comes to your baby, it's always better safe than sorry.
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