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Risk Reduction Material


Click on links to the following resources:

1) 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.

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

Education material is available in other languages.  Please contact the SIDS Center.

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:

Safe Infant Sleep for Grandparents and Other Trusted Caregivers Videos (DVD)

These videos, available in both English and Spanish, teach grandparents and other trusted caregivers how to create a safe sleep environment for infants.









Safe Sleep for Your Baby Video: Reduce the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Other Sleep-Related Causes of Infant Death


This 10-minute video in English and Spanish describes ways to reduce the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death. Available on DVD Only.