In preparation for parenthood, you may have read up on what to expect during pregnancy and what to expect as a new parent. Breastfeeding, diaper changing, and immunizations are common topics of interest. At some point, you have probably came across safe sleeping rules. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, all parents and caregivers should follow safe sleep. Safe Sleep reduces the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Put your baby to sleep on his or her back, in an empty crib. But, what happens if you are expecting twins? Triplets? Do the rules change? The answer is no. Safe sleep rules should remain the same for all babies. Alone, on the back, in a crib, and in a smoke-free environment.
Here are a few tips to know when dealing with multiple children and safe sleep:
It is important for every parent, grandparent, or caregiver to follow safe sleep rules. Stay informed to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. For more tips and information about Safe Sleep and Infant Safety, visit www.dethrives.com/safe-sleep/overview.