3. "Keep soft objects and loose bedding away from the infant's sleep area to reduce the risk of SIDS, suffocation, entrapment, and strangulation. " ("SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Infant Deaths: Updated 2016Recommendations for a Safe Infant Sleeping Environment" 2016) 4. "Infants should be placed on a firm sleep surface (eg, mattress in a safety-approved crib) covered by a fitted sheet with no other bedding or soft objects to reduce the risk of SIDS and suffocation. ("SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Infant Deaths: Updated 2016 Recommendations for a Safe Infant Sleeping Environment" 2016)
Procedures Used By Head Heart Hands Preschool
We always put infants to sleep on their back unless we have written instructions from the infant's doctor directing us to do otherwise. 2.We closely monitor sleeping infants to make certain that they are not overheated. 3.We use only firm, flat crib mattresses for infants. 4.We make certain there is no loose bedding or soft toys or pillows where the infants are sleeping. 5.We make certain that the infant's head remains uncovered during sleep. 6.Infants in our facility are supervised by a staff member at all times, even when the infants are sleeping.
All staff members who care for infants in our facility are trained in Infant CPR and have been trained to resuscitate infants if they stop breathing for any reason.
Please sign two copies of this statement in the space provided below. Return one copy to our facility and keep one copy for your own records.
We look forward to working with you to keep your infant safe, healthy, and happy.
Sincerely, Head~Heart~Hands Preschool
We, the parents of will be placed to sleep on his/her back while in care at Head~Heart~Hands Preschool.
, have read this SIDS Risk Reduction Statement and understand that our baby