Naptime to Nighttime
Safety Message from the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association
*always use a crib which meets current safety standards
*use a firm mattress that fits the crib snugly
*use a crib sheet that fits securely on mattress
*never place infants to sleep on pillows, sofa cushions, waterbeds, beanbags
*normal healthy infants should always sleep on their backs
*use only a fitted sheet or mattress pad under baby
*remove pillows, quilts, comforters, sheepskins, pillow-like stuffed toys, and other pillow-like products from the crib.
*Cover baby with a thin covering, such as a crib blanket, receiving blanket or other blankets specifically designed for infants, reaching only as far as baby's chest, and tuck the covering around the crib mattress. For newborns, consider swaddling.
*Do not overdress your baby. Use a sleeper or other sleep clothing as an alternative to any covering.