Providence St. Joseph Medical Center has attained the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program’s highest designation—Gold Safe Sleep Champion—committed to eliminating sleep-related deaths.
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of death among infants between 1 month and 1 year of age.
This is what you can do to help your baby sleep safely and to reduce your baby’s risk of SIDS:
The National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program was created by Cribs for Kids and is endorsed by leading health and safety organizations. Its goal is to award recognition to hospitals that demonstrate a commitment to community leadership for best practices and education in infant sleep safety. By becoming certified, a hospital is demonstrating that it is committed to the mission of making babies safe in their sleep environments by eliminating as many sleep related deaths as possible. For more information and education on safe sleep, visit cribsforkids.org.