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Women's, Children's and Family Health

Alaska Infant Safe Sleep Project

The Alaska Infant Safe Sleep Project partnered with birthing facilities to promote consistent and evidence based infant safe sleep messages.

Birthing facilities were asked to make a commitment to infant safe sleep. For more information, please call 907-334-2295 or e-mail​

NICHQ: Approximately 3600 infants die of SIDS every year in the US

NICHQ: know the difference between a safe and unsafe sleeping environment

NICHQ: Babies who are fed breastmilk are at a lower risk for SIDS compared to babies who were never fed breastmilk

AAP 2016 Recommendations


What does Safe Sleep look like?​