Safer Sleep

Providing a safe sleeping environment for your baby.

The Suffolk Health and Wellbeing Board and its partners are championing a simple set of safer sleep messages that will minimise risk and give parents greater peace of mind. 

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS - Often referred to as Cot Death) accounts for 300 infant deaths each year in the UK. Each of these deaths is a tragic, unexpected loss for a family and the cause or explanation is often unclear. 

The steps we are promoting were compiled by The Lullaby Trust who provide specialist support for bereaved families, provide expert advice on safer sleeping for babies and raise awareness on SIDS.

Six simple steps to keep your baby safe

Safer sleeping Suffolk infographic

The above leaflet is available to download in the following languages: 

Contact the Lullaby Trust

The Lullaby Trust offers information and support:

  • Call the information and advice helpline on 0808 802 6869
  • Call the bereavement support helpline on 0808 802 6868

Baby Check App

Baby Check features 19 simple checks that parents can do if their baby is showing signs of illness. Each check tests for a different symptom and when completed, a score is calculated that tells parents or carers how ill their baby is. The app then lets parents know whether their baby needs to see a doctor or health professional. The Baby Check App - The Lullaby Trust

Download for FREE from Google Play or the App Store.

The Source - Information and advice for young people in Suffolk