Babies haven’t changed but the way we put them to sleep has. All babies need…

A safe crib with no moving parts.
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Crib Information Center
A simple sleep space. No bumpers. No blankets. No stuffed toys.
American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Children Parents Page
To sleep on their backs.
SIDS of Illinois

Myths and Facts about SIDS and Safe Infant Sleep

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Each Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) Agency has a local consultant team. The consultant team offers child care providers free services to improve the quality of care. To find your local consultant team, first find your local Child Care Resource & Referral Agency. Each Illinois CCR&R has an Infant Toddler Child Care Specialist, a member of the consultant team, that can offer more details about safe simple sleep environments.