We don’t need to tell you how important it is to ensure that your children are sleeping in a safe environment. We’re happy to see that in an attempt to help parents and caregivers become more aware of safe sleep procedures, Health Canada has released the Is Your Child Safe? Sleep Time guide. It contains the most up-to-date information on the best and safest sleep practices.
The 23-page guide includes topics like “Safe Places for Baby to Sleep,” “Sleep Accessories Unsafe for Babies,” and “Sleep Products for Toddlers and School-Age Children.”
Some of the general safety tips provided are:
Health Canada isn’t just concerned with sleeping safety—the Is Your Child Safe? series will also feature Play Time and Bath Time guides, both coming soon. You can find updates on the series here.
Looking for more? Here are some of our best sleep tips for babies and toddlers.