Safe Sleep Channel
Safe Sleep for Your Baby
This 10-minute video is part of the Safe to Sleep campaign (formerly the Back to Sleep campaign), an effort to educate parents and caregivers about ways to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death. The video portrays what a safe sleep environment looks like and describes other ways to reduce the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death. This item is available as a DVD only. Visit http://www.nichd.nih.gov/news/resources/spotlight/Pages/100312-safe-to-sleep.aspx for additional information.
American Academy of Pediatrics Announces New Safe Sleep Recommendations to Protect Against SIDS
Infants should sleep in the same bedroom as their parents – but on a separate surface, such as a crib or bassinet, and never on a couch, armchair or soft surface — to decrease the risks of sleep-related deaths, according to a new policy statement released by the American Academy of Pediatrics. “SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Infant Deaths: Updated 2016 Recommendations for a Safe Infant Sleeping Environment,” draws on new research and serves as the first update to Academy policy since 2011. Recommendations call for infants to share their parents’ bedroom for at least the first six months and, optimally, for the first year of life, based on the latest evidence.
The Alexander Family on the Loss of Their Infant and Safe Sleep
Former Seattle Seahawks running back Shaun Alexander and his wife Valerie share the story of their daughter Torah and why they plan on practicing safe sleep with their new baby. Babies sleep safest Alone, on their Back, and in an empty Crib.
USA: B'More for Healthy Babies 'Safe Sleep' Campaign (maternal/child health)
B'more for Healthy Babies is built on the realization that reducing infant deaths will happen only if people throughout the community play a part. CCP implemented a communication campaign across the city to share messages about infant safety and family health to all residents of Baltimore. This video was produced by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP). We use the power of communication to help solve the world's most pressing health issues. Learn more: http://ccp.jhu.edu © 2010, Johns Hopkins University. All rights reserved.
How do vaccines help babies fight infections? | How Vaccines Work
How do vaccines work with your child’s immune system to fight infections? Learn more here: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/childhood-vaccines Join baby Jack and his #parents as they find out how #vaccines help train your baby’s immune system to help prevent disease in this #HowVaccinesWork video. Vaccines contain a small number of weakened or dead antigens, the parts of germs that cause a baby’s immune system to go to work. After babies receive a vaccine, their immune system will remember that antigen and attack it if it ever enters the body again. Vaccines only contain a tiny fraction of the antigens that babies encounter in their everyday surroundings. It may take a few weeks for a vaccine to start working. Babies may also need more doses later to protect them. That’s why the recommended immunization schedule exists: it’s designed to give babies the best protection against 14 serious diseases by two years old. Learn more about #childhood immunizations by visiting https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/childhood-vaccines or talk with your child’s doctor. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/videos/low-res/CDC_How_Vaccines_Work_Script2_LowRes.mp4
SIDS and the dangers of infant suffocation
Filmed in the Flow Control Laboratory, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, under the direction of Prof. David Greenblatt. Undergraduate students Nadav Itzhak, Matteo Paradisi, Yosef Greenblatt and Omer Kupfer; and technician Eliahu Mashiah are acknowledged. Edited by Linoy Gal-Goodwin.
Safe Sleep Practices: Why babies don't choke on their backs
Connect with a specialist: http://bit.ly/1rABGke Meet Gail Bagwell, CNS: http://bit.ly/1oVo7O4 Learn more about safe sleep practices: http://bit.ly/1oVofx1 Sleep-related deaths are the leading cause of infant death between 1 month and 1 year of age. In Ohio, more than three infant deaths each week are sleep-related. Many of these deaths are preventable. Practice the ABC’s of safe sleep: Babies should always sleep Alone, on their Backs, in a Crib.
Breastfeed Your Baby to Reduce the Risk of SIDS (Segment 2)
Breastfeeding benefits both mom and baby and reduces baby’s risk for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Watch this 29-second video to learn about safe sleep and bringing baby into an adult bed to breastfeed. A handout is also available at http://bit.ly/2Q7EFHX. To watch other videos in this series visit https://safetosleep.nichd.nih.gov/resources/other. A version of this video with audio descriptions is available at https://youtu.be/k17j9aJs90w. Learn more about the Safe to Sleep® campaign at https://safetosleep.nichd.nih.gov/.
Safe Infant Sleep for Grandparents and Other Trusted Caregivers – Full Length
This video educates grandparents-to-be and other trusted caregivers about safe infant sleep practices. It explains ways to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death. The video portrays what a safe sleep environment looks like and is part of the Safe to Sleep® campaign, which is sponsored by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). More information can be found at http://safetosleep.nichd.nih.gov/grandparents.