Family Engagement Tools

​Safe Sleep: Family Engagement Tools

Parents, families, and caregivers play vital roles in creating safe sleep environments for children. Explore and share the following resources with families, caregivers, and other providers. 

Family Engagement Tools  

Find safe sleep posters, infographics, videos, and a tweet bank built from family focus groups. You are welcome to download, share, and post. These resources were developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) for broad dissemination across our national and community partners. You are welcome to download, share, post the material.  

Family Education Material 

The Healthy Children Show: Sleep  
In this episode, Little Laura shows parents how to create a safe sleep environment and goes through the top ways to get a baby to go to sleep. 

Safe Sleep and Your Baby- How Parents Can Reduce the Risk of SIDS and Suffocation 
This new brochure not only shows parents the importance of putting baby to sleep on his or her back, but how to create a safe sleep environment to help reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), entrapment, strangulation, and suffocation. 


Back to Sleep, Tummy to Play 
Although babies should be placed on their backs to sleep, supervised tummy time is an important part of healthy development. Read all about tummy time and how to make it fun for your baby in this brochure.  

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