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Safer sleeping

Knowing how to position your baby when sleeping, what mattress and bedding is best, what temperature their room should be and whether to co-sleep are all important to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

Advice is available from the Lullaby Trust on safer sleeping and co-sleeping.

Regular predictable bedtime routines help babies and young children to settle happily to sleep. These bedtime routines are especially important if your baby or child is a late settler or resists going to bed. The health visitors institute provide some top tips for parents including on sleep routine. Please see

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