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Safe sleeping

Safe Sleeping is everyone's business

To prevent further deaths, everyone working with families needs to promote safer sleeping advice.
 
All professionals who come into contact with families with infants up to 15 months should assess the sleep environment and use the following resources below as a basis for discussion to reinforce safer sleeping messages.
 
We are happy to announce the launch of our Safer Sleeping Practitioners Guide and Quick Reference Card following the Safer Sleeping Learning Event

Safer Sleeping Learning Event Presentations - Safe Sleeping is Everyone's Responsibility

This webinar included learning from National and Local reviews, information from the Lullaby Trust on how to have opportunistic conversations and highlights practical resources to use with families including the launch of the Safer Sleeping Practitioner Guidance.

Watch the full event

Timestamps for the event can be found below:

  • Start - 09:00 Introduction
  • 09:00 - 28:40 National panel report/learning
  • 28:40 - 1:23:40 The Lullaby Trust
  • 1:23:40 - 1:39:00 Local learning
  • 1:39:00 - 1:45:00 Resources
  • 1:45:00 - End Q&A and closing.

The Lullaby Trust

The Lullaby Trust website has lots of information about safe sleeping for both professionals and parents, and any professional can print the safe sleep resources.

The Lullaby Trust has also created a free to download Baby Check App, available on Apple and Google Play, featuring 19 simple checks that lets parents know whether their baby needs to see a doctor or health professional.

Messages from a SUDI review

One Minute Guide on messages from a national panel thematic review on sudden unexpected death in infancy.

We have produced a Podcast on our One Minute Guides, the first episode covering the Messages from a SUDI Review. Listen to the podcast.

Safer Sleep for Babies poster

See our Safer Sleep for Babies Poster with key Safe Sleeping messages.

Who's in Charge? campaign

Birmingham Safeguarding Children's Partnership has produced a series of videos as part of their 'Who's in Charge?' campaign, highlighting the dangers of drinking alcohol and sleeping with your baby.

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