Presentation on theme: "SAFE SLEEP BABY WORKSHOP 1 P UT Y OUR B ABY ’ S S AFETY F IRST."— Presentation transcript:
SAFE SLEEP BABY WORKSHOP 1 P UT Y OUR B ABY ’ S S AFETY F IRST
INTAKE SURVEY & PRE-SURVEY 2 Please take a few minutes to complete the pre-workshop survey.
What are Infant Sleep-Related Deaths? Death of a baby under age of one who dies while sleeping. 3
Babies are dying while sleeping In Sacramento County: Every other week a baby dies while sleeping Nearly all babies are found in unsafe sleep conditions Leading cause of death for babies one month to one year of age Occur in all socio-economic, racial and ethnic groups However, half are African American babies 4 A Quick and Silent Killer
Why are babies dying while sleeping? 92% of all sleep-related deaths of babies had at least one known unsafe sleep condition: 5
Sacramento County Safe Sleep Baby Education Campaign 6 6 Created for parents, grandparents and other caregivers by parents and health professionals Share the message with grandparents, friends and other caregivers Consistent Safe Sleep Baby Message Repeat, Repeat, Repeat the Message Message at prenatal & well-baby checks “We want services and information! But we only get it when something bad happens or we are in trouble.”
Nothing in my sleep area. 6 S TEPS TO S AFE S LEEP B ABY ALONE BACK CRIB 8 4 Do not overdress me. 5 No smoking around me. 6 Sleep me in CRIB. 3 Sleep me on my BACK. 2 Sleep me ALONE. 1 SPREAD THE WORD!
S TEP 1 TO S AFE S LEEP B ABY Sleep me Alone 9 Sleep your baby by him or herself in a crib, portable crib or bassinet Do not sleep with your baby Do not let your baby sleep with other adults or children Sleep me ALONE. 1
Sleep me on my BACK 10 Always put your baby to sleep on his or her back for EVERY sleep Sleep me on my BACK. 2 S TEP 2 TO S AFE S LEEP B ABY
11 Doctors now know “Back to Sleep” will NOT increase a baby’s risk of choking. S TEP 2 TO S AFE S LEEP B ABY Sleep me on my BACK. 2
Sleep me in a CRIB 12 Cribs and bassinets are the safest places for your baby to sleep! Use your CRIB or bassinet to sleep your baby for all naps and at night Return your baby to sleep his or her crib after feeding or soothing Sleep me in CRIB. 3 S TEP 3 TO S AFE S LEEP B ABY
13 Use a firm crib mattress with a tightly fitted sheet Today’s adult beds are soft and can cause your baby to suffocate Do not place your baby to sleep in an adult bed, couch, car seat or chair. Sleep me in CRIB. 3 S TEP 3 TO S AFE S LEEP B ABY
14 Nothing in my sleep area No pillows, blankets or bumpers No toys, stuffed animals or other soft things Nothing in my sleep area. 4 S TEP 4 TO S AFE S LEEP B ABY
Do not overdress me 15 Do not overdress baby when sleeping If you are comfortable, your baby is comfortable S TEP 5 TO S AFE S LEEP B ABY Do not overdress me. 5
16 No smoking anything around me Put your baby’s safety first S TEP 6 TO S AFE S LEEP B ABY No smoking around me. 6
17 H OW WILL YOU S PREAD THE S AFE S LEEP B ABY M ESSAGE ? Friends Family Dads Boyfriends Neighbors Babysitters Girlfriends Moms Grandparents
18 Breastfeeding is recommended. Put your baby back into his or her own crib to sleep after feeding. Consider offering a clean, dry pacifier at nap and bedtime, but do not force it.
1.Your neighbor says “I feel more comfortable sleeping with my baby so I know he/she is okay.” 2.Your sister/brother says “My baby cries and won’t sleep in his/her crib.” 3.Your parents tell you “We put you and your siblings on your stomach to sleep. You all are okay.” 4.Your friend says “I am breastfeeding and it is easier to put the baby next to me in bed.” 19
Post-Survey 20 Please take a few minutes to complete the pre-workshop survey.
Sacramento County Birth & Beyond Resource Centers La Familia Counseling Center 5523 34 th Street Sacramento, CA 95820 (916) 452-3601 North Sacramento Family Resource Center 1217 Del Paso Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95815 (916) 679-3743 Folsom Cordova Community Partnership 10665 Coloma Rd., Suite 200 Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 (916) 361-8684 River Oak Family Resource Center 4322 4 th Avenue Sacramento, CA 95817 (916) 244-5800 22 The Effort Resource Center 6015 Watt Avenue, Suite 2 North Highlands, CA 95660 (916) 679-3925 The Firehouse - Mutual Assistance Network 810 Grand Avenue Sacramento, CA 95838 (916) 567-9567 Meadowview Family Resource Center 2251 Florin Road, Suite 158 Sacramento, CA 95822 (916) 394-6300 Valley Hi Family Resource Center 7000 Franklin Blvd., Suite 820 Sacramento, CA 95823 (916) 290-8281 Arcade Community Center 2300 Edison Avenue Sacramento, CA 95821 (916) 514-8096
Safe Sleep Baby Resources We want every parent in Sacramento County to have a safe place to sleep their baby. If you are unable to afford a crib, please call the Infant Safe Sleep Specialist 916-244-1900 www.thecapcenter.org 23
Safe Sleep Baby Are there any other questions? Please take a minute and fill out the evaluation. Thank you!! 24