Our goal is that every infant born in El Paso County has the opportunity to celebrate their first birthday and grow up in a thriving community.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, is the leading cause of death among infants. To reduce the risk of SUID and help ensure that your baby sleeps safely, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends the ABC’s of safe sleep for babies:
- Babies should sleep Alone and on an appropriate sleep surface.
- Babies should sleep on their Back.
- Babies should sleep in a Crib, free of soft objects, toys and loose bedding.