‘Sleep Safe, My Baby’ SIDS Facts for Parents - KingKids Childcare and Kindergarten
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‘Sleep Safe, My Baby’ SIDS Facts for Parents

Six ways to sleep baby safely reduce the risk of sudden unexpected death in infancy:


1) Sleep baby on the back from birth, not on the tummy or side.

2) Sleep baby with head & face uncovered.

3) Keep baby smoke free before birth & after.

4) Provide a safe sleeping environment night & day.

5) Sleep baby in their own safe sleeping place in the same room as an adult care-giver for the first six to twelve months.

6) Breastfeed baby (where possible).

SIDS Childcare Info

Safe sleeping environment night & day:


1) Choose a safe cot which meets Australian Standard AS2172.

2) Ensure a safe mattress which is firm, clean, flat & right size for cot.

3) Tuck blankets in firmly or use a safe baby sleeping bag.

4) Do not use a pillow, cot bumper, lamb’s wool, soft toy or doona in the cot day or night.

Childcare SIDS Info

For more information, please visit www.rednose.com.au