Safe Sleep Baby

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Safe Sleep Baby is a program for babies’ parents, family, and caregivers.

Did you know that every other week in Sacramento County, a baby dies while sleeping? 

Half of them are African American infants

It’s a tragic fact and action can be taken to stop it.

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No one expects this to happen to them.  When it does, it’s heartbreaking.  Find out what you can do to reduce the chances of your baby passing away while sleeping.

Learn how to protect your baby from Infant Sleep-Related Death by following the ABC’s of Safe Sleep Baby education and by attending a one hour workshop. It’s a tragedy we can prevent!

Workshops will help you:

  • Understand what the risk factors are for Infant Sleep-Related Death and how to reduce the risks.
  • Learn how to prevent Infant Sleep-Related Deaths by following the Infant Safe Sleep recommendations and the ABC’s.
  • Learn how to create safe sleeping environments for infants.

To prevent these tragic deaths, make sure your baby is safe during every sleep, both day and night. Learn the ABC’s of safe sleep. It could save your baby’s life!

A for Alone: Put baby to sleep alone in their own crib or bassinet

B for Back: Put babies to sleep on their backs at every sleep time

C for Crib: Cribs and bassinets are the safest places for babies to sleep

To learn more about the program or to schedule an educational workshop, contact one of our Community Partners at 916-558-4812 ext 211.




first-five-logoFunding for Safe Sleep Baby is provided by the First 5 Sacramento Commission which uses Proposition 10 (tobacco tax) funds to support the healthy development of children ages zero through five. Additional information about the First 5 Sacramento Commission is online at or by calling 916-876-5865.