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Safety Tips

jpma-iconThe first step in keeping your sleeping child safe is to provide a safe sleeping environment. The safest place for your baby to sleep is in a crib that meets all current Federal and ASTM standards. Look for the "JPMA Certified" label. All Delta Children products including cribs, bassinets, play yards and mattresses meet or exceed current safety standards. Our cribs are rigorously tested in our state-of-the-art testing facility to insure that they provide your child with the safest sleeping environment possible.

There are basic and easy steps you can take to keep your baby safe while sleeping and our goal is to help caregivers create safe sleeping environments for their newborns. We have included a print version and downloadable list of these steps for you to use in your home. The steps are easy, don't cost anything to follow and will help keep your baby safe.

 

Dos & Don’ts of Safe Sleep

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do 1DO place your baby on their back to sleep, as recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics.Consult with your doctor.

do 2DO use a crib that meets current safety standards.

do 3DO use a firm mattress that fits snuggly in the crib. Cover the mattress with only a tight fitting crib sheet.

do 4DO use a sleep sack or other type of sleeper instead of blankets to keep your baby warm and safe at night.

do 5DO use a portable crib and/or play yard if a traditional crib is unavailable.

do 6DO room share. Place your baby’s separate sleep space, like a JPMA certified bassinet, near your bed to protect your baby and make nursing easier.

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donot 1DO NOT place baby on their side or stomach. These positions are not safe.

donot 2DO NOT use pillows, blankets, comforters, bulky bumpers, or other soft items in the crib.

donot 3DO NOT sleep with your baby in a bed, couch or armchair.

donot 4DO NOT place your baby to sleep on top of any soft surface, like adult beds, water beds, pillows, cushions, comforters and/or sheepskins.

 

 Download a version of the Do's and Don'ts for your home.
English Version | Version Espanola

 

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