When putting your baby down to sleep you should place the following items with your child in the baby box or other safe sleeping space ):?
Always put them to sleep on their back.
Infants should be placed on their backs for both naps and overnight sleeping through 12 months old—no exceptions.
What position should a baby sleep in?
Based on an evaluation of current sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) data, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that healthy infants, when being put down to sleep, be placed on their backs.
Is it OK to elevate baby’s head while sleeping?
Elevate the crib.
Elevate safely. To prop your baby up safely during sleep when he’s down with a cold, consider elevating the head of the crib by placing a firm pillow under the mattress — never put pillows or any soft bedding in your baby’s crib.
Is it safe for a baby to sleep in a box?
Baby boxes first appeared in Finland in the 1930s. It’s not just because babies look adorable sleeping in the cardboard containers (although they do). Turns out, the boxes are an effective way to reduce the risk of infant death due to sleep-related causes, such as SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome).