Creating a safe sleep environment is one of the most important things parents can do for their new baby. Accidental suffocation and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) are the leading causes of death in babies 1 to 12 months of age. Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital (CCCH) provides help for eligible parents through the Kohls' Infant Safe Sleep Program. CCCH Nurse Practitioner Vanessa Hedge recently spoke to WDBJ morning reporter Alison Parker about keeping babies safe.
What is SIDS?
Is bed sharing safe?