What does safe sleep look like?
We are focused on reducing all sleep-related deaths in Missouri babies. Babies sleep safest when they are Alone, on their Back, in a bare Crib. By following the ABC’s of Safe Sleep you can help prevent injury or death. A safe sleep environment should include these simple elements:
Do you need a safe crib for your baby?
The Safe Cribs for Missouri program provides portable cribs and safe sleep education to low-income families who have no other resources for getting a crib. For more information, visit Safe Cribs for Missouri or call 800-TEL-LINK (800-835-5465) to find a provider near you.
Unsafe Sleep Statistics
In 2017, there were 94 Missouri infants who died due to sleep-related issues. Of those: