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Relevant Links


1) CJ First Candle’s detailed Sample Hospital Safe Sleep Education Policy based on American Academy of Pediatrics safe sleep guidelines. (Provision of this information does not constitute an endorsement)

2)  Newest American Academy of Pediatrics Safe Infant Sleep Policy Statement and technical report:

SIDS and Other Sleep-related Infant Deaths: Updated 2016 Recommendations for a Safe Infant Sleeping Environment.  (Pediatrics, 2016).  To retrieve the article, please use the following link:


American Academy of Pediatrics evidence base to support newest policy statement can be retrieved using the following link:


3) For videos and guidance about crib safety from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, please use the following link: Consumer Product Safety Commission safe crib information.

4) The link to the newly revised NICHD nursing curriculum for safe infant sleep:


5) Safe to Sleep® Public Education Campaign information and materials are available from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

This NICHD video was made specifically for grandparents: Cut and past this URL into your search bar

6) SIDS Center of New Jersey Safe Sleep for Your Baby re-formatted education flyers in English and Spanish

7) SIDS Center of New Jersey Safe Infant Sleep Checklist

8) SIDS Center of New Jersey Nursing Script for Parent Education


9. SIDS Center of New Jersey new teaching tool. An infant has something important to say to parents!               SCNJ safe sleep postcard to parents in English.

SCNJ Safe Sleep Postcard to Parents in Spanish


10) Sleep Baby Safe and Snug, book for parents, grandparents and other caregiver, contact Charlie's Kids Foundation at or by the link:                   

11) NAPPSS National Action Partnership to Promote Safe Sleep (Funded by US Maternal Child Health Bureau)

12) Safe Sleep DVDs:


Additional links:

  • SCNJ, Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center