Parents these days are always looking for ways to keep their babies safe. One of the most concerning dangers they face is SIDS, or sudden infant death syndrome. It’s a real threat and can happen in any home, but it can be curbed with some simple precautions.
– Place your baby on his or her back to sleep. This will prevent them from ending up in a position that could lead to the obstruction of their airways – Adopt safe sleeping practices by using an appropriate crib, bedding and dresser drawer – Avoid smoking during pregnancy or while caring for your infant as this can increase their risk for SIDS – Keep babies away from smokers’ smoke after birth and never let anyone else care for your child if they are known to be a smoker, even if it’s just once in awhile. You don’t want secondhand smoke exposure when you’re not there to protect him or her! A lot of these guidelines may seem hard at first glance but with some diligence and