You may have bought a baby sleep positioner first or second hand. Perhaps you may have been given one through a family member or friend for Christmas. Here’s our advice on baby sleep positioners, and whether they’re safe for your baby.
Should I use a sleep positioner?
Babies should not be slept on any surface that straps or holds them in one position, whether on their back, front or side.
You don’t need to use any type of sleep positioner. This includes rolled up blankets to keep your baby in one position. Some products are sold that claim to help babies relax by holding them in position on their tummy. However, it is very risky if babies fall asleep on their tummies. We don’t advise using any item that does this
Further advice on baby sleep positioners
If you have any questions or queries about safer sleep and co-sleeping, or need further advice on baby sleep positioners, please feel free to get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can find more information about sleeping your baby safely and reducing the risk of SIDS on our safer sleep for babies advice pages.