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The blog is a forum for sharing news, opinions and best practices related to maternal and infant health, early child development, healthy families and healthy communities in Delaware.

Safe Sleep: Putting a Baby to Sleep in a Noisy Environment

October 5, 2015

Whether you live in a full house, on a main street, or in any noisy environment it may seem impossible for your baby to sleep. However, it is possible to give your baby safe sleep even in those not-so-quiet settings. Here are some helpful tips on how to do just that: Your baby should sleep[…..]

Safe Sleep: The Four Rules of Safe Sleep

December 11, 2013

If you’re expecting a baby or you have a newborn at home now, you want to establish a safe sleeping environment plan right from the start.  Discuss this plan with family, friends and caregivers or anyone who will care for your baby. The easiest way to do that is to follow the Four Rules of[…..]