Top Tips for Safer Sleep from The Lullaby Trust

This week is Safer Sleep Week

I wanted to share with you some top tips from The Lullaby Trust

Tips that ensure your baby is sleeping as safely as possible

Tips that can reduce a baby’s risk of SIDS


Do Dos

Always place your baby on their back to sleep


Keep your baby smoke free during pregnancy and after birth

22 week bump

Place your baby to sleep in a separate cot or Moses basket in the same room as you for the first 6 months



Breastfeed your baby

Dream Feed

Use a firm, flat, waterproof mattress in good condition

empty cot

Don’t Dos

Never sleep on a sofa or in an armchair with your baby

Super cute sleeper

Don’t sleep in the same bed as your baby if you smoke, drink or take drugs or are extremely tired, if your baby was born prematurely or was of low birth-weight


Avoid letting your baby get too hot


Don’t cover your baby’s face or head while sleeping or use loose bedding


To avoid accidents remove all pillows, soft bedding, cot bumpers and soft toys from the cot


These top tips are from The Lullaby Trust

Please visit their website for more information

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One thought on “Top Tips for Safer Sleep from The Lullaby Trust

  1. Nice to have a quick refresh of these tips, think we are going to get a next to me crib this time as neither of our boys slept well in the first few months and I hated falling asleep in bed with them as was always so paranoid!

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