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Being a parent is such a special and rewarding experience. But let’s be honest, it can drive us almost mad as well, constantly trying to make the right decisions to keep our babies and toddlers as safe as possible.

Babies need a lot of sleep during the first few months of their lives so it’s important to ensure that they are sleeping as safely as possible.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden and unexplained death of a baby where no cause is found. While SIDS is rare, it can still happen and there are steps that you can take to help reduce the chance of this tragedy occurring.

Watch our safer sleep videos

Marina, Sharna and Anthony show you the best ways to reduce the risk of SIDS in their video:

Get top tips on how to reduce the risk of SIDS in our animation below:

Keeping your baby safer while they sleep

You should try to follow this advice for all sleep periods, not just at night.

Things you can do:

Things to avoid:

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