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Babies NEED to sleep on their backs, not their stomachs
If you still want to stay close to your child, have your infant sleep in his/her crib or on a separate sleep surface that is appropriate for your child in your room. There are a number of resources where cribs can be accessed for families in need:
Never sleep with your baby. If your baby falls asleep in your arms, enjoy the sleeping baby and stay awake! If you become sleepy, place the baby in his/her crib or some other safe, firm sleeping surface on their back. Remember when putting you baby down, the following items can suffocate your baby:
Remember: Put Your Baby to Bed Alone
If you have any comments or questions about Safe Sleep and/or the Safe Sleep Campaign, please email Communication@dcs.IN.gov.