Columbus Community Hospital has joined the fight to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) with its Back is Best Safe Sleep campaign.
CCH provides every new parent with educational materials to help promote safe sleep practices for newborns.
Research shows that parents and caregivers can help reduce the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related infant deaths by placing babies on their backs for all sleep times and removing blankets, pillows, bumper pads and soft toys from babies’ sleep areas.
Additional recommendations to reduce the risk of SIDS include:
For more information on safe sleep practices or SIDS, contact CCH’s maternal child health department at 402-562-3266.
Columbus Community Hospital
4600 38th St.
Columbus, Nebraska 68602-1800